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CityViews: An Uneven Recovery from the Great Recession Widens Racial Gaps

This post originally appeared on City Limits.  The Census Bureau’s annual release of findings from the American Community Survey – the tool used to produce official estimates of income and poverty among other important indicators – has brought good new …

Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York Releases Preliminary Analysis of New Census Data Released Today

For Immediate Release: September 14, 2017 Contact: Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org, 212-673-1800 ext. 18 Today, the United States Census Bureau released data for 2016 on income and poverty levels in New York City.  There was a fair amount of good …

New Census Data: A Preliminary Analysis

Today, the United States Census Bureau released data for 2016 on income and poverty levels in New York City.  There was a fair amount of good news.  The poverty rate declined from 20.0% in 2015 to 18.9% in 2016, bringing it to within less than a point …

CCC REPORT: Provide Financial Relief to Struggling New Yorkers by Expanding Universal Free Lunch to All Public School Students

On May 9, 2017, CCC released a report showing that there are nearly 110,000 moderately low-income children in New York City who do not have access to universal free lunch programs.  CCC urged the administration to expand its universal free lunch progra …

Breaking down barriers in Brownsville

Mary Tobin can barely contain her excitement about the progress Brownsville is making. Tobin is the director of The Brownsville Partnership, an initiative of Community Solutions to address employment, safety, and neighborhood conditions. She knows the …

CCC Testimony: New York State Executive Budget Human Services Hearing

On February 8, 2017, CCC testified before the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees regarding the Executive Budget proposals related to human services. CCC’s testimony supported Executive Budget proposals to raise the age …

CCC Testimony: Intro 1254-2016 Expanding College Savings Plan Materials

On January 19, 2017, CCC submitted testimony to the City Council Education Committee in support of Intro 1254-2016.  This bill would expand the distribution of college savings plan material to children in pre-kindergarten and to parents and guardians a …

New York City Children: Risk and Race Collide

The child population in New York City is the largest and among the most diverse in the United States. Of the 1.8 million kids who call the city home, 35% are Latino, 26% are white, 23% are black and 12% are Asian. But when it comes to children growing …

New York Neighborhoods Ranked by Risk

CCC’s new edition of the Community Risk Ranking reveals persistent disparities facing children and families across New York City. New to this year’s report is a detailed analysis of racial/ethnic inequalities, revealing the disproportionate number of b …

Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner Menin and Newly Created Nonprofit “NYC Kids RISE” Announce Child Savings Account Program to Help Public School Students Save for College

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2016 Contact: pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov, (212) 788-2958 New York City’s Child Savings Account initiative will provide families the opportunity to create a long-term savings plan for college, making higher educatio …

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