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  • 1.8 million

    children in NYC

  • ½ as many

    children are in foster care now than a decade ago

  • 25,000+

    NYC children sleeping in homeless shelters tonight

  • 100,000+

    NYC youth applied but didn’t get summer youth employment jobs

  • 30%

    of NYC children live in poverty

  • 1 million+

    children in NYC public schools

  • 18,800+

    children in NYC Head Start

  • 95%

    of NYC children have health insurance

  • 20%

    of NYC public school children are obese

  • 40,000+

    NYC children slept in homeless shelters last year

  • $220,000+

    a year for state juvenile justice placements

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