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City Announces Deal on Early Education Salary Parity

Today, Mayor de Blasio, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and leaders at DC37, DC 1707 and the Day Care Council announced a labor agreement for early educators. As you know, early childhood education has a transformative impact on children and familie …

Join Us: Social Media Action On HUD’s Attempt to Remove Families from Housing

Tomorrow, July 9, is the final day to submit comments opposing the Trump Administration’s latest attack on immigrant families. A proposed rule change from the Department of Housing and Urban Development would render an entire household ineligible for r …

How HUD Could Force Immigrant Families out of their Homes

Photo Credit: John McCarten/New York City Council A proposed rule change from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) could force low-income immigrant families to choose between splitting up their families or face potential eviction. Take …

Stop the Trump Administration From Removing Immigrant Families From Public Housing

A proposed HUD rule change could force low-income immigrant families to choose between splitting up their families or face potential eviction.

City’s FY 2020 Budget Puts Children First

On June 19, 2019, the City Council approved a CFY 2020 Adopted Budget that clearly puts the needs of the city’s children and families first. From addressing pay inequity among the early education workforce, investing in summer camp and afterschool, cen …

CCC Summary of Actions Taken New York City Fiscal Year 2020 Adopted Budget

We applaud the City Council and the de Blasio Administration for putting the needs of New York City’s children and families first in the CFY 2020 Adopted Budget. We want to take this opportunity to thank the Administration, Speaker Corey Johnson and me …

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 …

Stop Trump Administration’s Proposal to Deny Federal Assistance to Thousands of New Yorkers

A recent policy proposal could change the way the Federal Poverty Line is measured, lowering the already low income- eligibility cutoffs for federal assistance programs.

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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