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All NY Children Should be Safe, Stable and Supported | February 9, 2018

Schuyler Center’s Kate Breslin, in the Feb. 8th edition of the Times Union, emphasizes the importance of investing in and strengthening services that support families, particularly in light of the current opioid epidemic. The piece calls attention to a NYS …

NY must support children & families: Schuyler Center’s Human Services Testimony | February 7, 2018

On February 6, the Schuyler Center testified before the Joint Fiscal Committees at the Human Services Budget Hearing. Our testimony focused on the need to invest in and support children and families, particularly those living in poverty.  We urged the …

Schuyler Center’s First Look at the Executive Budget | January 25, 2018

Schuyler Center’s First Look is our initial assessment of New York State’s 2018-19 Executive Budget and how it advances priorities that improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially those living in poverty.  We are pleased the Executive Budget …

The State of NY’s Children | January 10, 2018

At the January 9 State of New York’s Children Data Briefing, Schuyler Center’s policy team shared data about the well-being of New York children and recommended policy strategies for building better foundations for all the state’s children.  Coverage of the event …

Our Hope for The State of New York Children: Excelsior! | January 5, 2018

Governor Cuomo delivered his annual State of the State address, outlining his legislative and budget aspirations and priorities for the coming year. There was much to cheer about in the address, including the Governor’s exhortation that we resist efforts to …

First 1000 Days on Medicaid Conversation with NYS Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson | December 22, 2017

On December 13, Kate Breslin engaged NYS Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson in an informative Facebook Live conversation about the genesis of the First 1000 Days on Medicaid initiative, the ten-point plan developed by stakeholders, and the next steps.  Watch the …

146 Organizations Sign-On in Support of CHIP | December 19, 2017

On December 19, the Schuyler Center, on behalf of the Children Youth and Families Task Force of HCFANY, sent the New York State Congressional Delegation a letter signed by 146 organizations urging passage of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program …

Profile of New York State Children in Deep Poverty | December 14, 2017

The Schuyler Center contributed to and co-branded a white paper about deep poverty authored by the National Center for Children in Poverty. The paper, New York State Profile of Children in Deep Poverty, sheds a spotlight on the number of …

The State of New York’s Children – A Data Briefing | November 20, 2017

  Early January in Albany means the State of the State address.  Join us in focusing on the State of New York’s Children. Kick off the legislative session with a conversation about  how New York’s kids are doing and what …

Featured on Georgetown Blog: Kate Breslin on the First 1,000 Days | October 30, 2017

In a new post on the Georgetown Center for Children & Families’ blog, Kate Breslin discusses New York’s exciting “First 1,000 Days” initiative.  Read the blog here: New York Advocates Explore What Children Need in “First 1,000 Days”