Health

Mention the Mouth

Bridget Walsh, Senior Policy Analyst at Schuyler Center, is recognized as a national leader in oral health. Bridget, at Schuyler Center for 20 years, is responsible for much of our health and public health success. On June 8th in Buffalo, Bridget and Schuyler Center are being recognized by the NYS Dental Foundation with their Foundations…
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Legislative

Schuyler Center’s Last Look at the NYS Budget

Schuyler Center’s Last Look is a brief overview of how the enacted New York State 2019-2020 Budget advances policies that improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially those living in poverty.  The Budget is largely disappointing in its failure to include bold proposals to provide the tens of thousands of families experiencing poverty…

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Legislative

Schuyler Center’s First Look at the NYS Budget

Schuyler Center’s First Look is an initial assessment of New York State’s 2019-20 proposed Executive Budget and how it advances priorities that improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially those living in poverty. Schuyler Center staff will spend the coming days gaining a deeper understanding of the Executive Budget and its impacts,…

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Child Welfare

Voting for Children

Let’s seize the opportunity of the 2018 elections to secure commitments from candidates and, come November, those who are newly elected or re-elected, to put New York children and families first.  Ask these questions of your elected officials.

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General

Kari as Rising Star

We are thrilled that Schuyler Center’s own Kari Siddiqui has been recognized by City and State Magazine as a Rising Star in Albany. Since joining Schuyler Center in 2014, Kari has led our child welfare work, emerging in recent years as one of New York’s most knowledgeable and passionate advocates for improving the state’s child…

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Early Care & Learning

NY Advocates and Faith and Labor Leaders Urge Governor to Sign Bipartisan Child Care Task Force Bill

Twenty-seven advocates and faith and labor leaders issued a statement thanking legislative leaders for passing legislation to establish a bipartisan Child Care Availability Task Force, and urging the Governor to promptly sign the bill.  “We urge the Governor to promptly sign the bill, convene the Task Force, and direct to it the resources it needs…

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Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood

NY Advocates Urge Congressional Delegation to Support Home Visiting

Schuyler Center joined more than 100 advocates in calling on the New York Congressional Delegation to support the reauthorization of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program.  Read the letter from advocates here.  Read the letter from State legislators here.    Home visiting is a smart, proven investment in our most important asset…

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Health

TAKE ACTION ON FEDERAL HEALTH REFORM

FEDERAL HEALTH REFORM: The American Health Care Act (AHCA) recently passed by the House of Representatives proposes to radically restructure Medicaid and cut billions of dollars from the program. Compounding the uncertainty, Congress must act later this year to provide funding to keep the Child Health Insurance Program solvent (which is the Child Health Plus…

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