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Mentorship Programs

As a network committed to transforming the progressive pipeline, we want to build programs that help us systematically provide professional connections and opportunities for students as they transition into the professional world. And as Roosevelters with career experience and a professional network of their own, alumni are the key to making this happen. That’s why

Forge Mentorship

What is the Forge Fellowship? The Forge Fellowship is intended to build progressive civic infrastructure in communities and regions that have historically been shut out of political power at the federal, state, and local levels. The fellowship strives to enable local communities to reclaim public power by helping develop student leaders at public universities and

In a new working paper, Roosevelt Senior Economist and Fellow Lenore Palladino argues that the 21st century American economy requires a new, more accurate, and more effective model for corporate governance—one that can advance worker power and employee representation within American corporations and curb inequality. As it stands, outsized shareholder power is contributing to rising economic

Past Emerging Fellows

2018-2019 Incorporation of Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone into Athens-Clarke County’s Correctional Facility Health-Care Provisions By Tarun Ramesh Achieving Campus Sustainability at Northeastern University Through Carbon Pricing By Karl Meakin 2017-2018 The Many Hands Food Cooperative: Ending Food Deserts and Building Sustainable Communities through Asset-Ownership and Community Empowerment by Eamon Ross Remembering Rural: Shaping Connected and Automated

Past Summer Fellows

Summer 2019  Maeve Flaherty, Columbia University (advocating for the increased availability of safe and clean public restrooms for all in New York City—a continuation of her proposal published in 10 Ideas 2019)  Destiny Delacruz, Guttman Community College (Researching the availability of public recycling bins in Harlem)   Wali Ullah, The City College of New York (Researching

Forge Fellowship Past Cohorts

Forge Fellowship Class of 2018-2019 Alexander Delaola Sadiya Khan Deondre Morris Stuart Puckett Nia Skinner-Miller Lou Jordan Waters Kamara Willoughby

Forge Fellowship Current Cohort

Forge Fellowship Class of 2019-2020

Spring Incubator Past Projects

Check out some of the projects from past cohorts below.  2019 University of Illinois, Chicago (IL, working on expanding access to affordable homeownership on the Large Lots program in Chicago) University of Cincinnati (Ohio, Policy Challenge with the AAUP, working alongside their coalition with financialization issues in Cincinnati) City College of New York (NY, working

Public Goods Spring Incubator

At Roosevelt, we believe that basic public goods like education, water, health care, internet, and transportation ought to be freely and equitably accessible for all. We believe that we should have a right to influence key decisions about the provision of these goods—like their prices— through a democratic system. But today, the reality we see

Check out some of the schools that have participated in previous cohorts below.  2018 Lansing Community College (Michigan) SUNY Geneseo (New York) University of Cincinnati (Ohio) University of Denver (Colorado) University of Georgia (Georgia) University of Iowa (Iowa) Wayne State University (Michigan) Western Kentucky University (Kentucky) We are currently working on reports summarizing the main