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New Infographic Illustrates the Disproportionate Number Of Children and Low-Income Families Facing Homeless Crisis

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 – NEW YORK, NY – As New York City’s homeless population continues to reach crisis levels, the Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC) today released an infographic that illustrates how this crisis is having a disproportionate i …

Investing in Central Brooklyn

Governor Cuomo has unveiled a plan to invest $1.4 billion in central Brooklyn that could be a game-changer for children and families in the area. The plan, dubbed Vital Brooklyn, advances a holistic approach to fighting poverty that our research has sh …

How homelessness impacts children

Homelessness in New York City has captured a lot of attention in recent months, and rightly so – more than 62,000 New Yorkers are currently living in Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelters. But what often gets overlooked in the conversation abo …

Using KT Online to Understand Housing Instability in High-Risk Communities

We recently examined on our blog the ways in which CCC’s Keeping Track data help to illustrate the critical need for action at all levels of government to support families facing housing instability and homelessness in New York City. In this new post, …

Keeping Track: Housing Instability & Homelessness in New York City

Budget discussions at the city, state and federal level have brought renewed focus to the housing crisis in New York City. Just last week, President Obama announced that his 2017 budget includes a proposal to spend $11 billion over the next 10 years on …

A Livable City for Every NYC Child

One in three children in New York City lives in poverty. Research shows that children living in poverty often face a number of other factors that can negatively impact their well-being. In New York City for example, we know that children living in pove …

Homeless Families and the Affordable Housing Plan

CCC held a policy briefing to examine Housing New York, the Mayor’s new affordable housing plan, and discuss this multi-pronged approach to reducing family homelessness. NYC is currently experiencing record levels of family homelessness, with over 11,0 …

Why We’re Advocating for Affordable Housing and Increased Wages

Since 2008, median rents rose 8.8 percent from just over $1,000 to nearly $1,100 in 2012. At the same time, the average household in 2012 made about $4,000 or 7.1 percent less than the average household in 2008. A recent USA Today article highlighted t …

Snapshot of NYC Children and Families in 2012

CCC has created a Snapshot of NYC Children and Families in 2012, including an infographic and data table by borough, that shows key data elements from the 2012 United States Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. At 31.4%, New York City’s child pov …

2011 Census Shows Continuing Disparities in Child Well-Being Across the Boroughs

Download CCC’s Snapshot of NYC Children and Families in 2011, based on data from the United States Census Bureau’s 2011 American Community Survey, which highlights key statistics about what it is like to be a child in New York City and in each of the f …

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