Hunger Crisis: Feeding Our Community
Join local leaders Natasha Pernicka ’08, Peggy O’Shea ’87, and Luke Rumsey ’07 as they discuss their roles to combat food insecurity in the communities they serve.
Hunger Crisis: The Critical Need for Emergency Food Assistance
A dialogue with Catherine Bertini ’71 about the international hunger crisis and the critical need for emergency food assistance. Catherine was nominated by President George H.W. Bush in 1989 to serve as Assistant Secretary of Food and Consumer Services for the United States Department of Agriculture. She was executive director of the World Food Programme from 1992-2002 and has been celebrated internationally for her leadership and dedication to solving global food insecurity. In 2003, Catherine was named the World Food Prize Laureate for her achievements with WFP.
Strategies to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
As COVID-19 vaccination efforts roll out across the nation, how can policymakers balance reducing the complexity of vaccine priority lists with improving the ease of access? Associate Professor Erika Martin and CCHRPP researchers tackle this problem in their recent commentary, “Maintaining a Focus on Health Equity During the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout.”
Increasing recognition of the harms associated with mass incarceration and intensive policing has renewed public interest in the possibilities of abolitionist approaches to responding to crime, including abolition of prisons and police. Still, much of the public is uncertain about the meaning of abolition and its implications for community safety. In this session, our expert panelists will not attempt to neatly define abolition, but will explore the influence of abolitionist thinking on their practical work to transform communities.
Rockefeller Ranked Again Among Nation’s Top 25
The University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy and the School of Criminal Justice have once again been recognized among the nation’s top graduate programs. Announced by U.S. News & World Report, Rockefeller is ranked 25th overall for best graduate program in public affairs and 5th nationally for best doctoral program in criminal justice.
Academic-Practice Partnerships and the Real-World Impact of Research
In the latest issue of the Journal of Policy Analysis & Management, Associate Professor Erika Martin discusses the role of formative policy evaluation and the value of academic-practice collaborations.
A Student-Faculty Team Weighs Effective COVID-19 Messaging to Those with Limited English Proficiency
A student-faculty team weighs effective COVID-19 video messaging to those with limited English proficiency
Rockefeller College To Host Clerks Courses Online
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy will be hosting online courses for the Certified Municipal Clerks (CMC) and the Master Municipal Clerks (MMC) training programs. Clerks seeking professional certification through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) as well as other municipal officials seeking professional development are welcome to participate.