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McSilver CEID Director Leads Talk on Food Insecurity in New York
Dr. Kara Dean-Assael moderated a discussion about the effects of hunger in NYC, with Rep. Adriano Espaillat, hosted by UNA NYC.
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CTAC NY Webinar Addresses Racial Trauma within AAPI Communities
The McSilver-led Community Technical Assistance Center of NY hosted a presentation by Dr. Doris F. Chang.
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NYU McSilver Creates Hub to Address Impact of AI on Poverty, Race and Public Health
The AI Hub at McSilver will focus on research, policies and thought leadership relating to how artificial intelligence systems can advance equity and address disparities. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheryl Huggins Salomon, mcsilver.comms@nyu.edu The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is announcing a $5 million gift from philanthropists Martin Silver and Dr. Constance […]
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CBC Taskforce Report: Black Youth Suicide Rates Rising, Defying Historic Trends

Following months of listening events and meetings in Washington, DC and across multiple Congressional districts, The Congressional Black Caucus’s Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health today released a report, “Ring the Alarm: the Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America,” outlining the state of Black youth mental health and detailed policy recommendations for consideration by Congress. Chaired by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, the task force was formed in April to explore the causes of and solutions to increasing rates of suicide among Black children. The report was assembled with the help of the task force’s working group, led by Dr. Michael Lindsey, PhD, MSW, MPH, Executive Director of the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research.
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