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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 …

Snapshot of NYC Children & Families: New Census Data Show Child Poverty Remains an Obstacle

The latest data released by the U.S. Census Bureau in late September reveal that signs of economic recovery seen in 2013 seem to have lost momentum in 2014. CCC has conducted a thorough analysis of the data, which you can review in our annual Snapshot …

Snapshot of NYC Children and Families in 2014: Statistics from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey

CCC has created a Snapshot of NYC Children and Families in 2014 including an infographic and data table by borough that shows key data elements from the 2014 United States Census American Community Survey. The latest data released by the U.S. Census Bu …

CCC Testimony: Regarding Child poverty in New York State

CCC testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families, Assembly Standing Committee on Social Services, Assembly Standing Committee on Education and Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force on September 24, 2015 r …

City’s Pre-Kindergarten For All Initiative Reaches Children Across the 5 Boroughs with Children in the Poorest Districts Benefiting Greatly

 Click here to download pdf of this analysis and to view maps. There are nearly 1.8 million children living in New York City and about half a million of them are under the age of five. Nearly 30 percent of all NYC children reside in poverty, and in som …

CCC’s Community Risk Ranking: Economic Security

CCC’s Community Risk Ranking has generated a lot of attention about the challenges facing New York City children and their families. The New York Times, New York Daily News, and other local news outlets have already offered their take and analysis on C …

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