The Yang-Tan Institute’s Partners in Policymaking program will continue, even though the class will no longer be offered, thanks to help from an Engaged Opportunity Grant awarded through the Office of Engagement Initiatives.
Rachel Beatty Riedl, director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, launched her new book, “From Pews to Politics: Religious Sermons and Political Participation in Africa,” Dec. 11 at the University of Zambia.
Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell provided four one-day veterinary wellness clinics in 2019 to pets of low-income residents of Schuyler County, New York, thanks to an Engaged Opportunity Grant from the Office of Engagement Initiatives.
The Northeast ADA Center, in the ILR School’s Yang-Tan Institute, is partnering with Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes to help the organization create a more inclusive environment for its patients.
Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi death row inmate, had been tried six times for four murders he says he did not commit. In June 2019, a Cornell Law School team convinced the U.S. Supreme Court that he had been the victim of racial bias.
To nurture cooperation between Ithaca’s community groups and Cornell campus organizations, the ninth Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized key partnerships at a ceremony held Dec. 7 at Ithaca High School.