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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Advocates Urge Mayor de Blasio to Fully Cover State Budget Cuts to NYC Public Health Programs in FY20 Budget

Nonprofit providers raise alarm that NYC Mayor’s current executive budget proposal excludes matching funds for Council discretionary-funded community-based organizations.  New York, NY— Nearly 80 healthcare providers, advocates, and community members j …

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 …

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