Early Care & Learning

Child Care Advocacy Day

On February 4, 2019, Schuyler Center along with Empire State Campaign for Child Care & Winning Beginning NY held a New York Child Care Advocacy Day at the Albany Capital. The event received wide coverage on social media under the hashtag #FundChildCare, and was featured in AP News, US News & World Report, News 12…
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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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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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Child Welfare

Child advocates unite in opposition to the Governor’s and Legislature’s cuts to child care and child welfare

The federal government seems poised to drastically cut programs that provide essential supports to low-income people.  As a result, this year’s budget carries more significance than ever and, as the Governor said, “is a statement of [New York’s] values.”  Children’s advocates across the state are deeply disappointed that lawmakers are considering a budget that slashes…

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Schuyler Center, CCI, and other partners release report urging lawmakers to make child care and Pre-K top priority in 2017 budget

The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, along with the Alliance for Quality Education, the Center for Children’s Initiatives, and Citizen Action of New York have released a new report laying out a plan for New York State to make significant investments in child care and Pre-K in the 2017 Executive Budget.  The report, Too…

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