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Tweet Your Support for SNAP Recipients

The Trump administration is looking to cut access to SNAP (food stamps) for 3.1 million Americans. In July, the Department of Agriculture announced it is seeking to eliminate the ability for states to make the SNAP eligibility requirements less restric …

End Adolescent Solitary Confinement

Join us in calling for Gov. Cuomo to end the solitary confinement of 16- and 17-year-olds.

Citizenship Question Dropped But Attacks On Immigrants Continue

After months of litigation, the Trump administration announced on July 11th that the citizenship question will not be included in the 2020 census questionnaire. CCC joins with our partners in asserting that the goal of the citizenship question was to s …

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 …

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 …

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