McSilver’s COO weighed in as the NYC Commission on Human Rights announced an investigation into maternal drug testing practices at several NYC hospitals.
McSilver Institute’s Sheryl Huggins Salomon moderated the City and State NY-hosted virtual panel.
The NYU McSilver Institute has announced transportation policy expert Henry L. Greenidge, Esq. as a 2020-2021 Fellow-in-Residence.
These resources developed by CTAC will help practitioners better understand, discuss, and process racism in their work with individuals and families.
McSilver is speaking up in support of the protest movement sparked by the brutal police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and fueled by a desire to end centuries of racial injustice against Black people.
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.