On Thursday, January 31st, the Institute of Human Development and Social Change, the Department of Sociology, and NYU Strategies to Reduce Inequality at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research hosted a free community screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary, Crime + Punishment. A panel of researchers, citizens, and advocates discussed working together to promote fair and […]
The Institute of Human Development and Social Change, the Department of Sociology, and NYU Strategies to Reduce Inequality at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research are pleased to sponsor a free community screening of Crime + Punishment on Thursday, January 31st. A semifinalist for the 91st Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, Crime + Punishment tells the story of N.Y.P. D. whistleblowers […]
Drs. Shabnam Javdani and Erin Godfrey’s Reducing Inequalities in Settings of Care (RISC) project represents the first study of setting-level factors in child welfare spaces. Read about their partnership with New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services and learn why “settings matter.”
Corianna Sichel, PhD student in Counseling Psychology, Department of Applied Psychology, was a panelist at “Working Across Sectors to Support Vulnerable Youth in Schools” on Friday, June 1. Read our Q&A below and then watch her discuss these important issues with faculty, advocates, researchers, and leaders. What is E-Responder and how did it come about? E-Responder is […]
On January 25, 2018, IHDSC celebrated its 10th anniversary with an event titled Imagining the Future of Urban Education and Mental Health. This video highlights three “On the Ground” presentations.
Ashley Sawyer, Esq is a staff attorney at Youth Represent, an organization whose aim is to provide holistic legal representation to young people ages 16-24 who have had contact with the criminal legal system. Ms. Sawyer collaborates with Dr. Shabnam Javdani and the NYU RISE team through their work on the Task Force with the […]
“Understanding the reactions of Black male youth to police”, a project led by Dr. Patrick Shrout (Professor of Psychology), and Crystal Clarke (Doctoral candidate, NYU Psychology), examines how African American, Black immigrant, and White youth in New York City potentially differ in their assessment of police in terms of threat, security, trust in the police, […]