News: New York City

The Psychological Toll of Anti-Asian Attacks for New Yorkers of Chinese Descent

Findings from a CSSW-led study show NYC’s residents of Chinese descent facing a “double pandemic” of COVID-19 and discrimination. Unfair…

July 9 @ 10:19 pm

Senior Research Scientist Vincent Schiraldi Appointed Head of NYC Correction

The youth justice reformer will bring his decades-long experience to bear during the final days of Mayor de Blasio’s administration….

June 10 @ 10:59 pm

Reimagining the Future After a Crisis: Falling Short, Winning Big, Challenging Norms, and Enacting Change

In this post for our special series on social work research during and after COVID, the Center on Poverty and…

April 9 @ 10:30 pm

Tracking Poverty, Making Policy

Sophie Collyer, a dual-degree alumna of CSSW and SIPA, works at the intersection of policy analysis and social justice. This…

March 26 @ 7:43 pm

COVID-19 Underlines the Need for Culturally Appropriate Interventions in New York City

Prompted by the pandemic, Prof. Jinyu Liu produced a bilingual guide for Chinese seniors with dementia. Picture this: An older…

November 23, 2020 @ 5:09 pm

CSSW Alumni Join the Ranks of COVID-19 Contact Tracers in NYC

Social work training proves to be the ideal background for working at the community level to prevent the transmission of…

November 5, 2020 @ 11:02 pm

With COVID-19 Grant, Students Launch Program to Ease Social Isolation Among Washington Heights Seniors

Left to right: Daniella Spencer-Laitt (MSW’20), Amanda Weiss (CC’17, MSW’20) and Jennifer Strauss (CC’16), founders of WH Senior Link. Want…

May 29, 2020 @ 7:56 pm

Desmond Patton on Bridging the Digital Divide for New York City Schoolchildren in Pandemic’s Wake

The pandemic is widening the digital divide, along with learning gaps, among school-age children in New York City. Desmond Patton…

May 8, 2020 @ 4:57 pm

Poverty Center & Robin Hood Expand Scope of Their New York City Survey

An expanded poverty tracking survey will now look at early childhood poverty and the experiences of Asian-American New Yorkers. What’s…

November 25, 2019 @ 10:03 pm

Social Impact LIVE: Ellen Lukens and Helle Thorning Reflecting on 9/11, Loss, and Resiliency

On the 18th anniversary of 9/11, Richard Hara is joined by Dr. Ellen Lukens and Dr. Helle Thorning to discuss…

September 11, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

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