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‘Beyond Books’ Discussion Explores Library-Based Social Work
Libraries around the nation are evolving to serve their communities in new ways. This May 6 virtual event explores library-based social work.
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NYU McSilver Institute Announces 2024 Fellows-in-Residence
Award-winning public official and soft power strategist Penny Abeywardena and nationally recognized education innovator Jeffrey Ginsburg join returning fellows NEW YORK – Government leader and international affairs expert Penny Abeywardena, and Jeffrey Ginsburg, who is the incoming President & CEO of Volunteers of America Greater New York in March, are joining the McSilver Institute of […]
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Experts, Government Officials Kick Off Policy-Focused Equity Conversation Series
Led by Council Member Nantasha Williams, the three roundtable discussions seek to produce real solutions to the ongoing equity crises in New York City (NEW YORK) – Leading academics, practitioners, subject-matter experts, and New York City government officials will gather Thursday for the first in an unprecedented series of intensive invite-only roundtables focused on addressing […]
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Acclaimed Podcast on Black Boys and Men to Launch 2nd Season on MLK Day

On Monday, January 20, the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research will kick off the second season of their Webby-nominated podcast Black Boys and Men: Changing the Narrative. The inaugural episode will feature a discussion with Mayor Frank Scott Jr. of Little Rock, Arkansas. He discusses what it is like to be the first black elected mayor of an iconic city in civil rights history and among the growing vanguard of Black Millennial mayors in the South, as well as what it means to be an effective role model to young Black boys.
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FAQ NYC, the New Yorkest Podcast, Moves to the NYU McSilver Institute

The most incisive and in-depth weekly conversation about how New York works is moving to a new home. FAQ NYC, the weekly podcast about how — and why — New York City works, will be housed at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University. Co-hosted by Harry Siegel and Dr. Christina Greer, produced by Alex Brook Lynn and funded by Civil, FAQ NYC will continue to cover the smartest, most interesting people in the city; digging into what’s happening in local government, politics and civic life.
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The Growing Black Child Suicide Rate: How to Turn it Around

Black Boys & Men: Changing the Narrative | Episode 03: Preventing Suicide Guest: Sean Joe, PhD Release Date: January 25, 2018 “…it’s important to understand and focus on how black males are expressing their masculinity, the importance of them having safe spaces to emote, and to deal with their feelings, and their critical needs.” This episode […]
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NYU McSilver Institute Launches Black Boys and Men: Changing the Narrative Podcast

16 Part Podcast and Accompanying Social Media Campaign Focus on Redefining the Narrative about Black Boys and Men New York City (January 12, 2018) — In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the McSilver Institute announced the launch of a 16-part podcast series that examines issues of systemic racism and oppression and its devastating […]
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Leaders of McSilver’s Anti-Oppressive Steering Committee Host “Understanding HERstory” Podcast

On August 18, 2016, leaders of the McSilver Institute’s Anti-Oppressive Steering Committee released a podcast titled “Understanding HERstory: An Anti-Oppressive Framework for Helping Professionals Working with Women.” This podcast was the fifth and final part in the Exploding the Myth of Women’s Equity webinar series, which sought to provide a holistic understanding of the impact […]
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Exploding the Myth of Women’s Equity: A Five-Part Webinar Series

This webinar series aims to provide participants with a holistic understanding of the impact of gender disparities for women in the workplace, schools, and health throughout history in the United States and in the present. Recordings of the presentations and conversations are all available below. To produce these modules, the McSilver Institute partnered with the […]
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