The Rockefeller Institute of Government will host “Highways & Health: Reimagining Our Roadways,” a webinar featuring four panelists from across academia, policy, and practice on the impacts of highways and highway construction projects on community health, set for Wednesday, June 22nd. [Read more…] about Highways & Health: Reimagining Our Roadways
The Rockefeller Institute of Government has announced “Green Infrastructure: Case Studies and Analysis,” a virtual presentation where the spring 2022 undergraduate research interns from the Rockefeller Institute of Government’s Center for Law & Policy Solutions share their research on green infrastructure, set for Monday, May 2nd. [Read more…] about Green Infrastructure: Case Studies and Analysis
The Rockefeller Institute of Government has announced “The Impacts and Potential of State Green Amendments,” a virtual presentation by spring 2021 undergraduate research interns from the Rockefeller Institute of Government’s Center for Law & Policy Solutions set for Friday, May 14th. [Read more…] about Impacts & Potential of State Green Amendments
Environmental Justice was first enshrined in federal policy through President Clinton’s Executive Order 12898 in 1994, directing federal agencies to develop a strategy related to environmental justice and ensure agency actions didn’t have disproportionate adverse impacts on low-income communities and communities of color. [Read more…] about Environmental Justice: New Policy Directions (Virtual Program)
The Rockefeller Institute of Government is set to launch a series of community engagement sessions throughout July for Reimagine the Canals, a state-sponsored initiative to identify new uses for the Erie Canal and reimagine this historic waterway for the 21st century.
The initiative, launched in May by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, builds on last year’s Reimagine the Canals competition, which sought innovative ideas to boost local economies, increase recreation and strengthen environmental resilience along the Erie Canal. [Read more…] about ‘Reimagine the Canals’ Community Meetings Set
The Rockefeller Institute of Government is accepting applications for the Richard P. Nathan Public Policy Fellowship Program. The fellowship seeks to connect cutting-edge policy expertise to public problems and the policy community that tries to address them. Fellows will work closely with the Rockefeller Institute of Government’s expert researchers on a variety of projects and policies in the areas of healthcare, fiscal policy, economics, education, law, and social policy. [Read more…] about Public Policy Fellowship at the Rockefeller Institute
Through the efforts of a statewide grassroots committee, public and private colleges and universities throughout upstate New York have been spending this fall commemorating the Empire State’s role in inspiring federal wilderness preservation.
These activities are occurring in celebration of the anniversary of the signing by President Lyndon Johnson of the National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964, legislation that created the legal definition of “wilderness” in the United States and now makes provisions for wilderness management on more than 109 million acres of federal land. [Read more…] about Campuses Celebrate NYS Wilderness Act Connection