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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 …

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 …

Thank You To Our Advocates

  As you know, state leaders finalized and adopted the State Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 over the weekend. Our advocates who made trips to Albany to meet with legislators, who made phone calls or wrote letters made an impact on behalf of New …

CCC Statement in Response to the New York State Adopted Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2019 Contacts:         Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org (212) 673-1800 x18 Raysa S. Rodriguez, rsrodriguez@cccnewyork.org (212) 673-1800 x17 CCC applauds the Governor and State legislature for reaching an agreement …

NYSCW Coalition Statement on PINS funding in 2020 State Budget

“On behalf of the statewide Child Welfare Coalition, we applaud the Governor and State Legislature for reaching an adopted budget agreement that ensures children and families have access to diversion and respite services to prevent Persons In Need of S …

CCC Testimony: New York State Executive Budget Proposals for Human Services State Fiscal Year 2019-2020

CCC recognizes the need to be fiscally prudent. That said, we are very disappointed that the State’s Budget cuts and curtails services for the most vulnerable children and youth in the state, most glaringly impacting negatively the children of New York …

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