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Disparities in outcomes in NYC communities

A Daily News op-ed published on April 11th outlines a plan to address New York City’s segregation problem, both in our neighborhoods and in our schools.  The op-ed – authored by Community Service Society President and CEO David Jones and City Councilma …

The Next Phase in the War on Poverty

It’s been over 50 years since America’s War on Poverty began. The safety net programs that began then, and have been launched in the years since, continue to serve hundreds of thousands of families in New York City alone. In fact, years of academic res …

New Census Data: A Preliminary Analysis

Today, the United States Census Bureau released data for 2016 on income and poverty levels in New York City.  There was a fair amount of good news.  The poverty rate declined from 20.0% in 2015 to 18.9% in 2016, bringing it to within less than a point …

CCC REPORT: Provide Financial Relief to Struggling New Yorkers by Expanding Universal Free Lunch to All Public School Students

On May 9, 2017, CCC released a report showing that there are nearly 110,000 moderately low-income children in New York City who do not have access to universal free lunch programs.  CCC urged the administration to expand its universal free lunch progra …

Findings from CEO Poverty Report Support Key CCC Recommendations

Last week New York City’s Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) released its annual report on the CEO Poverty Measure[1], an alternative to the official federal poverty measure.[2] By taking into account more modern spending patterns as well as geograp …

Breaking Down Child Health Disparities in NYC

A child’s long-term health and well-being is shaped by the conditions in which he or she is born, grows, lives, works, and ages. These circumstances are greatly influenced by access to resources and supports that help families to meet the individual ne …

Policy Briefing Recap: Addressing Poverty in the Next Mayoral Administration

Over half a million New York City children live in poverty. One in five New York City children lives in a home without enough food. More than 22,000 New York City children are homeless. As these numbers show, poverty is a serious and sobering issue in …

Addressing Poverty in the Next Mayoral Administration

Did you know that one in three New York City children is living in poverty? Despite the public programs, financial supports, and innovative pilots making a difference in NYC, more must be done to reduce and eliminate poverty. As New York City prepares …

Know the Facts. Share the Facts. Be Part of the Solution.

You may have heard about it at our Celebration Breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria. You may have read about it on Facebook or Twitter. You may have seen for yourself at a community education course, an advocacy event, or in our Keeping Track of New York C …

New Census Data Shows Increase in Child Poverty in NYC

The U.S. Census Bureau released their updated data from the 2012 American Community Survey and it once again showed child poverty to be increasing in New York City. The new data provides sobering evidence that, even four years after the economic recove …

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