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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 …

Stop Trump Administration’s Proposal to Deny Federal Assistance to Thousands of New Yorkers

A recent policy proposal could change the way the Federal Poverty Line is measured, lowering the already low income- eligibility cutoffs for federal assistance programs.

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 …

Statement by CCC Executive Director Jennifer March on U.S. Census Data

For Immediate Release: September 13, 2018 Contact: Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org, 212-673-1800 x18 “The United States Census Bureau released today the latest data on income and poverty levels from the American Community Survey. The 2017 ACS dat …

New Census Data Reveal 30 Percent of NYC Children Living in Poverty Are Under Age 5

The United States Census Bureau released today the latest data on income and poverty levels from the American Community Survey. The 2017 ACS data reveals many of the same trends we see in years past, with children under 18 making up the largest percent …

CityViews: Now for the Bad News on Income and Poverty in NYC

This blog post was written by Hetali Jokhakar, the policy associate for research and data analysis at the Citizens’ Committee for Children. It was originally published by City Limits.  You can also download an infographic for a visual snapshot of the A …

Statement from CCC Executive Director Jennifer March on U.S. Census Data

For Immediate Release: September 16, 2016 Contact: Elora Tocci, etocci@cccnewyork.org, 212-673-1800 ext. 13 New York, NY – Yesterday, the United States Census Bureau released data for 2015 on income and poverty levels in New York City. From 2014 to 201 …

HELP us FIGHT Cuts to Summer Programs for Nearly 31,000 Middle School Students

Yesterday, CCC stood on the steps of City Hall with City Council Youth Services Chair Eugene and our partners in the Campaign for Children to object to the Administration’s plan to cut summer programs for nearly 31,000 middle school students.  Watch NY …

Our Youngest New Yorkers Infographic

Research shows that the first five years of a child’s life are critically important to long-term health and development. Important steps have been taken over the past two decades to improve conditions for our youngest New Yorkers and their families. Th …

Promoting Well-Being for Our Youngest New Yorkers

There are more than half a million children under the age of five in New York City, and almost half are living in or near poverty. Research clearly demonstrates that interventions designed to combat risks to child well-being, many of which are closely …

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