President's Message

Reducing poverty will require political will

Nearly three million New Yorkers live in poverty and 895,303 of them are children. An additional 643,000 children are in low-income households above the poverty level.  That’s over a million New York children living in households struggling to pay rent, heat their homes, get transportation, and feed their children. The US Census Bureau’s most recent…
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Giving Tuesday is December Third

Advocacy starts with you, our supporters. Change is propelled by people who care, and this year on December 3rd, we at Schuyler Center are working to harness the collective power of individuals. Every year on Giving Tuesday, millions of people mobilize to show up, give back, and change their communities. We're excited to be a part…
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Schuyler Center Welcomes Crystal Charles

The Schuyler Center welcomes Crystal Charles as our new Policy Analyst focusing on child welfare. Crystal conducts policy and data analysis, participates in coalitions, and advocates on behalf of the Schuyler Center in the areas of child poverty, home visiting, and other related issues. Prior to joining Schuyler, Crystal was a Teaching Assistant and Research…
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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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Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood

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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