Milano in the Media
September 18, 2018 • THINK, NBC News’ Opinion Section
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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