We work to ensure that every child is healthy, housed, educated and safe.
Issue: Healthy, Affordable Food
Help ensure NYC’s children don’t go hungry!
Urge Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and your Council Member to make sure that the City’s budget includes $8.75 million to expand universal lunch to all students.Act Now
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NYC children live in a home that lacks access to healthy, affordable food.
NYC youth applied but didn’t get summer youth employment jobs
children in ACS Early Learn programs
of NYC public school children are obese
NYC children slept in homeless shelters last year
of NYC children live in poverty
- ½ as many
children are in foster care now than a decade ago
- 1.7 million
children in NYC
of arrests of 16 and 17-year-olds in New York State are for minor crimes.
of NYC children have health insurance
- 1 million+
children in NYC public schools
NYC children sleeping in homeless shelters tonight