By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian Looking Back on Our Fall 2021 Roundtable Series Last semester, we at the library decided to focus our monthly virtual roundtables on the work of the 2021 NYC Racial [...]
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Did you know that the Leaders of Color program is working to build Black and Latino political and community power in Louisiana, Memphis, New York, and Washington D.C.? Community Health Professor Desi K. Robinson, who [...]
Library Connections in Remote Times #23: Redressing Homelessness through an NYC 2022 Ballot Proposallibrary2021-11-18T19:38:06-05:00
By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian The Problem and How You Can Help This chart shows the numbers. As New Yorkers in our neighborhoods, we see the reality daily, including those on the street who rarely make it to shelters. At [...]
Library Connections in Remote Times #22: Introducing Our Three-Part Roundtable Series on NYC’S Racial Justice Commissionlibrary2021-10-15T11:44:41-04:00
By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian Getting Started This semester the library will focus its monthly virtual roundtables on the work of the NYC Racial Justice Commission, convened in March 2021 by Mayor de Blasio. The Commision is tasked with creating reforms [...]
Local Politics Part 4: A View from Queens By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services We concluded the Library’s Local Politics series with a focus on women in politics and on the borough of Queens. Carolyn Tran ran for City Council in District 25, which [...]
Brother to Brother: Education, Mentorship and Men of Color By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services On behalf of the library, I’d like to announce a new conversation and special collection. Both address one of the most striking and significant issues facing our college [...]
Local Politics Part 3: A View from Brooklyn By Natalia Sucre, Instruction & Digital Services Librarian For the Brooklyn portion of our Local Politics summer series, last Tuesday, July 13th, we were honored to speak [...]
By Natalia Sucre, Instruction and Digital Services Librarian On the afternoon of June 23, 2021, Students Services and MCNY Library assisted Professor Desi K. Robinson in hosting the Reflect, Rejoice, and Celebrate event in honor [...]
By Natalia Sucre, Instruction and Digital Services Librarian Local Politics Part 2: A View from the Bronx Last Wednesday, Marricka Scott-McFadden, MCNY MPA program alumna, met with students and faculty to discuss her work within the internal operations of Bronx [...]
By Natalia Sucre, Instruction & Digital Services Librarian Local Politics Part 1: A View from Harlem The pandemic restricted our movements and imposed social isolation, but it also brought many New Yorkers close to their immediate neighborhood [...]