Milano in the Media

September 18, 2018 • THINK, NBC News’ Opinion Section

The allegations against Brett Kavanaugh are not simply a ‘he said, she said’ situation

Confirming Brett Kavanaugh under the current circumstances would undermine both his legitimacy and the integrity of the Supreme Court write Mimi Rocah, Barbara McQuade, Jill Wine-Banks, Joyce White Vance, and Maya Wiley in this opinion piece.

September 2, 2018 • New York Post

NYC schools to give priority to predominantly black and Hispanic kids

Nicole Mader, senior research fellow at the Center for New York City Affairs and Milano PhD student, spoke with the New York Post about the Centers forthcoming study of New York City’s school diversity plan. 

August 8, 2018 • The University Network

Women ‘Killin It’ In the Fight Against Climate Change

With the help of Milano Alum Molly Craft Johnson (’15), The New School has taken significant steps to advance environmental sustainability in NYC.

July 5, 2018 • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Experts: Affirmative Action May Feel Riskier Now for Colleges

The Trump administration is rescinding policy guidelines issued under the Obama administration that were intended to help schools understand how to promote diversity while complying with the most Supreme Court rulings regarding affirmative action. “The signal that it sends to colleges and universities is to be afraid to do what’s right in your admissions policies, or we may come for you or make it difficult by scrutinizing you,” said Maya Wiley, Henry Cohen Professor of Public and Urban Policy and Senior Vice President for Social Justice at The New School. “It tells schools to be afraid of creating diverse and therefore high academically performing environments in college for students.”

July 2, 2018 • Wall Street Journal

Taxi Study Suggests Setting Minimum Wage for Drivers of Ride-Hailing Apps

A study co-authored by James Parrott, Director of Economic and Fiscal Policy at Center for New York City Affairs, on setting a minimum wage for drivers of ride-hailing apps was widely covered, including in The Wall Street Journal.

June 29, 2018 • The Washington Post 

Will Amazon pick underdog Newark for its HQ2? Experts worry the city cannot afford to win.

Newark native and Chair of Milano’s Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program Ana Baptista spoke with the Post about the bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.  “People here are terrified of being gentrified,” she said. “We do not have a great track record as a city of making deals that generate wealth for the people who need it most. So I worry. And I do think we’re in a moment where we can ask for more.”

June 26,2018 • The Washington Post

Trump’s tax-cut scam will only deepen racism and inequality

In this article, Katrina vanden Heuvel references an important new report from Darrick Hamilton and Michael Linden of the Roosevelt Institute. “Far from addressing, fixing, or improving the hidden rules of the tax code that disadvantage people of color, the new law strengthened some of these rules and even added new ones,” they write. “The sum total effect of the Trump tax law is likely to further increase the economic disparities, particularly with regards to wealth, between white Americans and communities of color.”

June 20, 2018 • Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

The Impact of Refugee Presence on Host Communities in Tanzania

This desk review by Milano PhD student Helidah Ogude focuses on the impact of refugee presence on Tanzanian populations.

June 19, 2018 • The Wallace Center at Winrock International

Lifting Up Leadership: Corbin Hill Food Project

The Wallace Center at Winrock International interviewed Dennis Derryck and Erica Christensen as part of their Lifting Up Leadership series on how their personal commitment to food sovereignty and equity guides their work at Corbin Hill Food Project. 

June 17, 2018 • The New York Times

A Revival of Black Business, and Pride, in Brooklyn

Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano and NSSR, discussed the revival of Black-owned businesses in Brooklyn in The New York Times

June 12, 2018 • Government Technology

Digital Equity Lab Launches in NYC

The effort, based out of The New School, is led by Maya Wiley and addresses equitable models of digital access, digital equity frameworks for online issues, and the ways that smart cities create both benefits and risks for vulnerable communities.

June 11, 2018 • Teen Vogue

Symone D. Sanders Thinks the End of Net Neutrality Is a Threat to Activists and Candidates

Following a panel discussion with the New School’s Maya Wiley and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at the Teen Vogue Summit, Sanders shared what net neutrality means to her and why everyone should care that it’s ending.

The School Diversity Advisory Group, co-chaired by Henry Cohen Professor Maya Wiley, Releases Its Report

The key recommendation of the newly released report, commissioned by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and titled Making the Grade: The Path to Real Integration and Equity for NYC Public ...
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Study by Alum Flávia Leite ’17 and SCEPA’s Bridget Fisher Draws Press Attention

A case study of the Hudson Yards redevelopment project by Public and Urban Policy MS alumna Flávia Leite and Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis Associate Director Bridget Fisher is in ...
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Maya Wiley Discusses Broadband Access with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel

Milano Professor of Urban Policy and Management Maya Wiley joins FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to discuss the importance of broadband access in both rural and urban areas, digital equity and why ...
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Faculty Member Maya Wiley Named MSNBC Legal Analyst

On Tuesday, Maya Wiley sat down across from Ari Melber in the studio of MSNBC’s The Beat to deliver her legal analysis of the legal drama surrounding President Trump’s former campaign ...
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Alumna ‘Killin It’ In the Fight Against Climate Change

Molly Craft Johnson (’15) is Assistant Director for Sustainability Initiatives at The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center and responsible for engaging students and supporting initiatives that bolster a campus-wide culture of ...
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A New Name for Milano, and an Administrative Transition

As of July 1, Milano's name is the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment. The updated name reflects the programs that we teach, the research that we undertake, and the ...
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Carol Lamberg Book Event

On Monday, May 7th, Milano welcomed long-time leader in the affordable housing movement, Carol Lamberg, as she celebrated the launch of her first book, Neighborhood Success Stories: Creating and Sustaining Affordable ...
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What We Get Wrong About Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

In a new report led byProfessors Darrick Hamilton and William Darity, Jr. (Duke University) and, as explained by co-author Antonio Moore, researchers illustrate the scale of the racial wealth gap, debunk 10 commonly held myths, ...
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Alex Schwartz featured in The Conversation

Professor of Public and Urban Policy, Alex Schwartz offers his take on Ben Carson's recent housing reform plans  "The Trump administration recently proposed fundamental changes to how the federal government helps low-income families ...
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In the Media | Darrick Hamilton

Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano and NSSR and Director of Milano's Doctoral Program, is back in the news—this time in Slate, where a report by him and ...
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Sujatha Jesudason Featured as One of 10 Women over 50 Changing the World

Professor of Management at the New School and founder and Executive Director of CoreAlign, a reproductive justice organization, Sujatha Jesudason, is featured in Good Housekeeping Magazine as one of the most influential women ...
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Professor Mark Lipton, Ph.D. featured in Women’s Wear Daily

Management Professor and author of Mean Men, Mark Lipton shares 5 approaches that business leaders can take as the sexual harassment charges continue. Read the full story HERE.  ...
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