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McSilver Testifies to NY State Assembly About COVID-19 Mental Health Impacts
McSilver Institute’s Executive Director Dr. Michael A. Lindsey submitted written testimony about how youth of color are affected.
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Step-Up Students Get Laptops to Help With Distance Learning
The digital divide has widened during the pandemic. Students participating in McSilver’s Step-Up program received laptops this summer to support their education needs.
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NY Lawmaker and Agency Officers Discuss Push for Economic Equity
McSilver Institute’s Sheryl Huggins Salomon moderated the City and State NY-hosted virtual panel.
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McSilver Applauds NYC Human Rights Commission Youth Initiative Launch

The New York City Commission on Human Rights, in partnership with over 60 schools and organizations (complete list below) that educate and work with young people, announces the launch of a new comprehensive program called Youth for Equity and Solidarity. The program will educate over 5,000 young people this year, ages 13-21, and includes the creation of the Commission’s first youth advisory council (YES Council).
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