The Affordable Care Act and the Former Foster Care Youth Provision: Outreach
and Engagement Strategies
Information about the ACA provision which gives former foster care youth more health insurance options is available on our Health page, along with additional foster care resources. Newly added resources include:
- Nov. 20 webinar
- Nov. 20 PowerPoint presentation
- Talking to Former Foster Care Youth About New Insurance Options, article template for use with newsletters
- Important News for Former Foster Care Youth About the Affordable Care Act (ACA), NYS Office of Children and Family Services
The Schuyler Center wishes to thank the Casey Family Programs for their support.
Good News! Big Drop in NY Uninsured Kids
Read and hear the Schuyler Center's Kate Breslin comment on a new Georgetown Center for Children and Families poll and report in this November 20 Public News Service radio interview and article, Missing Out on Good News? Big Drop in NY Uninsured Kids.
SCHUYLER CENTER LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO IMPROVE DENTAL HEALTH
November 4, 2013 - ALBANY, NY. – The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy today announced a comprehensive campaign to improve dental health in New York.
“The financial and human costs associated with dental disease, especially in children, are severe and lasting,” said Kate Breslin, President and CEO of the Schuyler Center. “This is a significant health issue that does not get the attention of policymakers because the impact is often hidden by poverty and health disparities.” -see press release
October 16 Statement by Kate Breslin, Regarding the Governor's Articulation of Priorities for 2014
Governor Cuomo articulated a new political vision yesterday. He said that broad tax cuts were his top priority for 2014. This approach will no doubt have some popular appeal in an election year, but cannot be called progressive. Continue reading statement
Birth to Eight: An Outcome Based Framework for School Readiness and Reading by Third Grade
This year nearly one-third of all New York 4th graders tested “well below proficient” on the state’s English Language Arts (ELA) exam. In some high-need Districts 50% to 70% tested at this level. Failure to read proficiently by 3rd grade is predictive of serious future academic problems. Watch the Schuyler Center's recent Birth to Eight webinar to explore this issue further. PowerPoint slides used in the webinar are here.
Archived Webinars for Virtual Oral Health Week
This October virtual oral health conference provided informational sessions for a wide variety of community partners, oral health and medical practitioners and health departments about new initiatives, best practices and the latest research on oral health. Click on the webinar titles in the pdf calendar to view the webiinars.
SCHUYLER CENTER’S KATE BRESLIN RECEIVES CITIZEN ACTION PERRY AWARD
Kate Breslin, President & CEO of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, was honored last night by Citizen Action of New York for her work advocating for disenfranchised New Yorkers.
Ms. Breslin was one of five honorees at the 21st Annual Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards hosted by Citizen Action of New York. see press release