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Press Releases

Updated Report Provides Roadmap for Baby Bonds Policymaking
An updated report from the Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy and Prosperity Now provides guidance and context for elected officials, policymakers, and advocates to craft effective state-and local-level Baby Bonds proposals. 
February 23, 2024

The Institute and Howard University Host Public Lecture with Renowned Economist Dr. Julianne Malveaux in Washington D.C.
In conversation with Institute Founding Director Darrick Hamilton, Dr. Malveaux discussed critical economic theory and the intersections of race, economy, and social justice as part of the Structural Violence, Race and Political Economy Symposium at Howard University. 
January 10, 2024

New Report Urges Congress to Establish Automatic Direct Cash Payments for the Next Recession
A new report from the Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy at The New School draws on lessons from the fiscal response to the COVID-19 pandemic to outline a proposal for cash-based automatic stabilizers to lift up American families and the U.S. economy in the next downturn.
December 14, 2023

Hernán Santa Cruz Dialogue Brings United Nations and Global Leaders to The New School to Discuss Transformative Potential of a Human Rights Economy
As part of the Human Rights 75 Initiative, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy convened a group of global leaders and expert economists at The New School to discuss the pivotal task of building economies that invest in and deliver a sustainable future for all.
May 3, 2023

New Research Series from the Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy Outlines Expert-Informed Policy Recommendations for U.S. Education, Civics, and Workforce Equity
Co-led and curated by Henry A. J. Ramos, a senior fellow at the Institute, and Tim Komatsu, a graduate student researcher in politics at The New School, the series builds on new commentaries and conversations involving many of America's leading educators, civic leaders, and workforce training professionals concerned about the nation’s growing educational, civic, and prosperity sharing challenges.
April 18, 2023

The Institute and the UN Partner on a Human Rights Economy
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and The New School’s Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy today announced a global partnership to advance scholarship and economic policy making toward achieving human rights.
August 24, 2022