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Time to End the War on Drugs

Monday, November 30th, 2015 @ 2:36PM

More than 44 years have passed since President Richard Milhous Nixon declared his “war on drugs.” That battle cry was proclaimed in June 1971 following the tumultuous 1960s that saw the United States transformed in many ways.  During the decade, Americans witnessed statutory victories by the civil rights movement that…

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Race and Public Policy

Policies that exclude and deny opportunity to specific groups of Americans are always counterproductive.  Ultimately, any economic gains that may...

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

CRISP, McSilver Institute Host Congressional Briefing

The Congressional Research Institute for Research and Poverty (CRISP) is partnering with the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research...


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Symposium on Children’s Mental Health Plenary

Sunday, January 5th, 2014 @ 3:22PM

The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) and the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work sponsored a day-long symposium on Federal Policies Impacting Children’s Mental Health Services...