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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 …

CCC of New York Presents Community Conversations

*Llama Carlos Rosales (al numero 212-673-1800 ext. 13) para asistencia en español para este evento. Over several months, CCC and our partners have hosted sessions to listen and learn from families in Elmhurst and Corona about the most important needs a …

CCC Testimony before the New York City Council Committee on Finance

Alice Bufkin, CCC’s Director of Policy for Child and Adolescent Health, testified on May 23 in front of the New York City Council Committee on Finance regarding Mayor de Blasio’s 2020 Executive Budget. In her testimony, Alice applauded the Mayor for in …

CCC’s NYC Fiscal Year 2020 Executive Budget Summary

On April 25, 2019, Mayor de Blasio released his $92.5 billion Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2020, which begins July 1, 2019. The Executive Budget includes additional investments for important programs and initiatives that would benefit children, fam …

Summary of the New York City Fiscal Year 2020 Executive Budget

On April 25, 2019, Mayor de Blasio released his $92.5 billion Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2020, which begins July 1, 2019. Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC) appreciates the de Blasio Administration’s efforts to make New York City a fairer and …

CCC Testimony: New York State Complete Count Commission Hearing

On May 1, Sophia Halkitis, CCC’s Data Analyst, testified in front of the New York State Complete Count Commission regarding methods to ensure a complete count of all New Yorkers in the 2020 Census. Sophia’s recommendations included: Target census outre …

Census 2020: Citizenship question in front of SCOTUS

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments on the addition of a question to the 2020 Census form asking respondents’ for their citizenship status. The fight against the inclusion of the question goes back to 2018 when states …

City Council’s Budget Response Advances Important Issues

Since Mayor de Blasio released his Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 in February and signaled his plans to cut funding for key programs impacting children, our advocates have showed up for multiple rallies at City Hall, our staff have testified i …

CCC Statement on City Council’s 2020 Budget Response

For Immediate Release: April 9, 2019 Contact: Elysia Murphy (212) 673-1800 x18 emurphy@cccnewyork.org CCC applauds Speaker Corey Johnson and the City Council for putting wage equity front and center in its Budget Response, rightly focusing on the human …

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