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Louisa Lee Schuyler and Her Legacy

This post was written by Schuyler Center's 2019 summer intern, Kathryn Delehanty, after a deep dive into the New York State Archives. Louisa Lee Schuyler, founder of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, (SCAA), was born to Eliza Hamilton Schuyler and George Lee Schuyler in 1837. The Schuylers were a prominent family--Eliza Hamilton Schuyler,…
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Hamilton fever is coming to Albany!

We at Schuyler Center are so excited for the myriad of events happening in Albany next month featuring Alexander Hamilton and the Schuyler family! Here's a quick overview: Saratoga National Historical Park - Schuyler House Season: Saturday, May 25th 2019 through Sunday, October 6th 2019 Hours: 10am - 4pm, Wednesday - Sunday This estate was the…
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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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Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy and the Center for Children’s Initiatives respond to the Governor’s proposed Enhanced Middle Class Child Care Tax Credit

Governor Cuomo issued a press release on January 5, noting it was the “3rd Proposal of 2017 State of the State,” that aims to make child care more affordable for middle class families.  The Governor is correct in that “too many parents have to sacrifice working to build their families’ financial future because affordable, high-quality…

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Schuyler Center and United Hospital Fund report on value-based payment for children highlighted

Schuyler Center and United Hospital Fund report on value-based payment for children was highlighted in the Fall/Winter edition of UHF’s newsletter.  The article contains a quote from Schuyler Center President and CEO that underscores the importance of the report and of creating value-based payment models for children in Medicaid: “Effectively caring for children and putting…

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Highlights from Schuyler Center’s Sold-Out Policy Forum on Transforming Child Welfare

Schuyler Center’s December 13th policy forum, Transforming Child Welfare and Children’s Lives:  Proven Strategies that Strengthen Families, was a tremendous success. The sold-out crowd included advocates, providers, policymakers, foster care alumni, new friends and old. Speakers included Sheila J. Poole, Acting Commissioner of NYS Office of Children and Family Services; Linda S. Spears, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of…

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Schuyler Center’s Kate Breslin publishes article on the opportunity value-based payment for children presents for improving children’s health

Kate Breslin’s article, Opportunities to improve children’s health by focusing on value, appears in the Winter 2017 issue of Behavioral Health News. The article explains that New York’s transformation of its health delivery system presents a significant opportunity to improve children’s health and well-being, but cautions that it also could “further systematize underspending” on children…

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