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Oversight: The Impact of the Proposed “Public Charge” Rule on NYC

CCC testified before the City Council Health, Immigration, and General Welfare Committees on the proposed change to the public charge rule, which is one of a series of cruel, deeply harmful policies from the Trump Administration that target immigrant c …

Infographic: NYC Children & Families in 2017

The U.S. Census Bureau collects and releases data on a sample of households each year through the American Community Survey, which provides community members, local government, and businesses with information about population demographics, as well as e …

Statement from CCC on Proposed Federal Rule Impacting Immigrant Children and Families

On September 22nd, the Trump Administration released a proposal targeting families on the path to U.S. citizenship. Though the proposal is not yet posted on the Federal Register, we know that the policy as written will be deeply damaging to immigrant c …

On Staten Island’s North Shore, family poverty rate shows a troubling trend

The 2017 American Community Survey data showed signs of progress for NYC families: the family poverty rate is down across the city, dropping more than a percentage point from 2016. But in Staten Island and on the North Shore in particular, the family p …

Statement by CCC Executive Director Jennifer March on U.S. Census Data

For Immediate Release: September 13, 2018 Contact: Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org, 212-673-1800 x18 “The United States Census Bureau released today the latest data on income and poverty levels from the American Community Survey. The 2017 ACS dat …

New Census Data Reveal 30 Percent of NYC Children Living in Poverty Are Under Age 5

The United States Census Bureau released today the latest data on income and poverty levels from the American Community Survey. The 2017 ACS data reveals many of the same trends we see in years past, with children under 18 making up the largest percent …

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 …

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