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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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McSilver Gets NICHD R01 Grant to Study Child Maltreatment Intervention

The Safe Mothers Safe Children clinical trial will focus on caregivers in the hopes of reducing repeated instances of maltreatment in families involved in child welfare systems. NEW YORK — May 26, 2021 — The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research has received federal funding to study a novel child maltreatment intervention called Safe Mothers […]
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Study: Self-Reported Suicide Attempts Rising In Black Teens As Other Groups Decline

Adding to what is known about the growing crisis of suicide among American teens, a team led by researchers at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University have uncovered several troubling trends during the period of 1991-2017, among Black high school students, in particular. Their findings were published in the November 2019 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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