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  • 40% fewer

    children are in foster care now than a decade ago

  • 1.8 million

    children in NYC

  • 72%

    of arrests of 16 and 17-year-olds in New York State are for misdemeanors

  • 270,000+

    households with children receive SNAP benefits

  • 28,000+

    children in ACS EarlyLearn programs

  • 98%

    of NYC children have health insurance

  • 54,000+

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

  • 1.1 million+

    children in NYC public schools

  • 500,000+

    NYC children live below the federal poverty line

  • 23,000+

    NYC children will sleep in a homeless shelter tonight

  • 45,000+

    NYC children slept in homeless shelters last year

  • 28%

    of NYC public high school students are overweight or obese