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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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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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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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The State of New York’s Children on January 15, 2019

On January 15th, Schuyler Center policy staff gathered with over 60 legislators, legislative and agency staff, and other friends and partners to talk about the State of New York’s children.  Read about and see our data and the policy priorities we think are critical to improving the lives of all children in New York.   

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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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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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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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Focusing on the First 1,000 Days

In August, New York’s Medicaid agency kicked off an innovative “First 1,000 Days” initiative, focused on the first three years of a child’s life. The first 1,000 days of life present a crucial period of opportunity to support optimal development with lifelong consequences, as a child’s brain develops rapidly in the first three years.  Read…

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