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Trump Administration’s Proposal Threatens Services for Thousands of Low-Income Families

On May 6th, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a request for comments on changing how poverty is measured in the United States. The proposed change would lower the already low income-eligibility cutoffs for federal assistance program …

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, , Economic Security, Health, Housing, Youth

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How the U.S. Government Decides Who is In Poverty and Why That Method Is Flawed

A recent policy proposal is seeking to change the way the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is measured. The proposed change would lower the already low income- eligibility cutoffs for federal programs, such as Medicaid, CHIP, and SNAP,reducing or eliminatin …

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, , , Education, Family & Community, Health, Housing, Youth, Youth Justice

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Your Support on Salary Parity is Still Needed

Thanks to our e-action network, our Salary Parity Week of Action with the Campaign for Children was a great success. Our supporters sent hundreds of emails, made phone calls and used social media to tweet at Mayor de Blasio and other key city leaders. …

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Support Funding for Breakfast in the Classroom

We are extremely disappointed in the Mayor’s decision to cut $6 million from the Breakfast in the Classroom program. Since the program was enacted in 2015, more than 70,000 additional children now eat school breakfast. Hunger affects one in five childr …

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Early Education Salary Disparities Remain as City Acts to Address Concerns with Birth to Five RFP

Over the past several months, CCC has been working in partnership with early education providers and advocates to address concerns related to the Department of Education’s birth to five early education RFPs. Last month, a letter signed by over 70 organ …

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