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Responding to the Supreme Court’s Reversal of Roe v. Wade (June 24, 2022)
McSilver’s Statement on Supreme Court Reversing Roe v Wade
This will have a massive impact on the lives of women in low-income communities and women of color, says the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research.
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Rosemonde Pierre-Louis To Become NYU McSilver’s Next Executive Director
Her appointment, starting July 1, begins a new chapter of leadership for the institute.
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Resources for Helping Children Cope with Collective Grief
The Community Technical Assistance Center of New York has prepared a tip sheet to help children and adolescents cope with collective grief.
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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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