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El Nido: Preparing families for the future in Washington Heights

When we interviewed residents of northern Manhattan for our report, Celebrating Strengths, Addressing Needs: Community Driven Solutions To Improve Well-Being In Northern Manhattan, one of the biggest concerns we heard was around a lack of access to inf …

CCC’s New York State Budget Recommendations For State Fiscal Year 2018-2019

CCC responded to the New York State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget proposals with Budget Recommendations for the Governor and State Legislature. Notably, CCC supported a number of proposals to benefit children and families, including an additio …

Testimony: New York State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget Human Services Hearing

On February 6, 2018, CCC testified before the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees regarding the State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget proposals related to human services. CCC’s testimony focused on our concerns a …

The Next Phase in the War on Poverty

It’s been over 50 years since America’s War on Poverty began. The safety net programs that began then, and have been launched in the years since, continue to serve hundreds of thousands of families in New York City alone. In fact, years of academic res …

Renewing our commitment to NYC children and families

A new year is a time for a fresh start, but for many, the threats looming at the federal level that may result in cuts to critical services for low-income children and families leave little hope for the future.  Additional challenges may emerge as the …

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 …

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