NYU McSilver submitted written testimony to a joint hearing of the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare and Committee on Immigration, expressing the Institute’s support of Intros. 1095 and 1084.
The McSilver-led Community Technical Assistance Center of NY hosted a presentation by Dr. Doris F. Chang.
These resources developed by CTAC will help practitioners better understand, discuss, and process racism in their work with individuals and families.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey spoke to CBS News’ Elaine Quijano about the mental health impact of the Derek Chauvin trial and other instances of police violence on Black mental health.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey discussed the effects of police brutality on Black mental health with actress and activist Taraji P. Henson.
McSilver’s COO weighed in as the NYC Commission on Human Rights announced an investigation into maternal drug testing practices at several NYC hospitals.
(April 24, 2020—NEW YORK) During a time in American history that is anything but routine, a key coping strategy actually stems from routines. Speaking on April 22 to a group of news media professionals about ways to cope with life under shelter-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic, NYU McSilver Institute’s Director of Trauma-Informed Services, Dr. […]
The following resources have been gathered from the collective expertise of staff from the NYU McSilver Institute to share advice, research and training for anyone who serves vulnerable communities or wishes to understand how trauma, stress, resilience and mental health trends impact all who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic—but particularly youth, communities of color […]
Teaching in prison takes an unexpected toll on the health of college faculty and staff. And if educators don’t have the tools and resources they need to counteract those impacts, the sustainability of their programs — and the fates of thousands of students — are put at risk. The McSilver Institute and Corrections to College are teaming up to address this challenge, partnering with faculty and staff from 17 community colleges to launch Sustaining Futures.
The 2015 McSilver Symposium—a full day of inspirational and informative sessions—took place at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on April 27th. The free event, emphasizing poverty, trauma and resilience, featured six provocative panels and two documentary films, including the world premiere of Under the Mango Tree, about Tamale, Ghana’s Shekhinah Clinic Food Program, which feeds over 150 […]