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The Schuyler Scholars at SEFCU Trivia Night

On Thursday, October 11, 2019, the "Schuyler Scholars," which included our own Amy Weismann and Matilda Gragg, their significant others, as well as Kate Breslin's husband, SEFCU Chief Performance and Innovation Officer Peter D. Wohl, participated in the Capital Region's Fifth Annual Smartest Company Trivia Night hosted by SEFCU. The competition was fierce, but the…
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Join us in celebrating the Revolutionary Women of New York

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, the Schuyler Center will host a fundraiser celebrating Revolutionary Women of New York, including our founder, Louisa Lee Schuyler, and her great-grandmother, Eliza Schuyler Hamilton. The event will be held at the Albany Institute of History and Art, in collaboration with the Albany Institute of History and Art’s Schuyler Sisters…
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Schuyler Center Board of Trustees Welcomes Two New Members

The Schuyler Center Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at its October meeting, Sandra Roche and Laura Jean Shipley. Since 2004, Sandra has served as the Chair of the Bloomingdale Family Program, an early childhood and parent education program in upper Manhattan. Bloomingdale was a model for the Head Start program during its development…
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Schuyler Center Coordinates an Opportunity to Improve Policies and Programs that Support Maternal Mental Health in New York

While the Schuyler Center has long recognized maternal mental health as an important component of women’s health, developing comprehensive policies across multiple agencies and sectors requires continuous effort. As many as one in seven women experience some form of depression during pregnancy or within 12 months after giving birth. In 2018, New York was invited…
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A Day in Hamil-Tunes History!

On September 21, 2019, the Schuyler Center joined the Albany Institute of History and Art for their Family Expedition Day and Hamil-Tunes Karaoke. While museum-goers of all ages learned about the world of Alexander Hamilton and the Schuyler Sisters, our own President and CEO, Kate Breslin, spoke with passers-by about our link to Hamilton, our…
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Taking care of our children; or not.

The Department of Homeland Security’s “public charge” rule directs immigration officials to reject applications from individuals who seek to remain in or enter the U.S. lawfully if they have received — or are judged more likely than not to receive in the future — any of an array of public benefits that are tied to…
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Staff Fun Day 2019

On Thursday, September 12th, Schuyler Center staff participated in their annual Staff Fun Day event. This year, the team started their day at Board and Brush, a D.I.Y. wood sign workshop in Latham, New York that runs classes on creating custom wood signs to use as décor pieces. We learned how to sand, distress, stain…
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September Is Kinship Care Month In NY State

September is Kinship Care Month in New York State! This month is an opportunity to recognize the commitment of thousands of kin—relatives or close family friends—across the state who step in to care for children when their parents are unable to do so. While the number of kin becoming formal foster parents has increased—currently about…
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