McSilver co-sponsored the online discussion between Rep. Gregory W. Meeks and board members of The Haitian Roundtable.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey’s statement is included in Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman’s press release about H.R. 1475.
Hers were among the insights provided by nearly 40 Black women who have shaped New York government, politics, policy and civic life.
“The American people have spoken, and the results are historic,” began the NYU McSilver Institute’s statement on November 7, 2020.
The NYU McSilver COO joins Susan Lerner and Betsy Gotbaum, who are already on the board.
Efforts by the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research to inform policymakers about troubling trends in Black youth mental health reached an important milestone today, when the House of Representatives passed the Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act.
McSilver Institute’s Executive Director Dr. Michael A. Lindsey submitted written testimony about how youth of color are affected.
Police reform protests have created a unique opportunity for passing legislation years in the making, a panel of elected leaders co-moderated by McSilver’s COO Rose Pierre-Louis explained during a June 18 forum.
The institute testified about its Step-Up program and the need for more mental health services in schools amid the fallout of COVID-19.
Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer hosted a virtual town hall on the need for school social workers, with NYU McSilver as a Community Co-sponsor.