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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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Recently Published Research Involving the McSilver Institute

Below is a list of notable published research— including journal articles and other peer-reviewed sources — led by or involving McSilver Institute programs or staff. Learn more about our ongoing research here. The McSilver Institute’s work is also covered frequently by mass media including print, radio and TV print outlets. See some recent highlights of […]
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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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Burnout Risk for In-Prison Educators Could Jeopardize Programs for Incarcerated Students

Teaching in prison takes an unexpected toll on the health of college faculty and staff. And if educators don’t have the tools and resources they need to counteract those impacts, the sustainability of their programs — and the fates of thousands of students — are put at risk. The McSilver Institute and Corrections to College are teaming up to address this challenge, partnering with faculty and staff from 17 community colleges to launch Sustaining Futures.
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