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McSilver Awards Recap: Vanguards for Social Justice Honored on June 10th

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University (NYU) held its seventh annual McSilver Awards on June 10, 2019 at the Rosenthal Pavilion atop NYU’s Kimmel Center in Manhattan, New York City. “We are thrilled to be recognizing six individuals who are defining a critical moment in this country — be it about immigration, or using the power of their voices to talk about mental health and social and criminal justice; be it from raising the next leaders in tech to diversifying our ranks in the world of politics or preserving the fourth estate,” said Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, Executive Director of the McSilver Institute.

The 2015 McSilver Symposium and Awards

The 2015 McSilver Symposium and Awards will feature six thought-provoking panels, two poignant films, and five inspiring honorees emphasizing poverty, trauma and resilience. Symposium Schedule (Monday, April 27) 10:00 – 11:30 AM (Hillman Studio, 4th Floor) – Trauma of LGBTQ Displacement in the US and Abroad Moderator: James Martin, PhD – Associate Professor, New York […]

McSilver Celebrates 2nd Annual Awards

On May 28th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the McSilver Institute was joined by friends, colleagues, and partner organizations to celebrate the Second Annual McSilver Awards. The Awards recognize individuals and organizations that are making significant contributions in addressing the root causes of poverty and addressing its consequences.   The evening began with welcoming remarks […]