Schuyler Center Launches Campaign to Improve Dental Health

The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy today announced a comprehensive campaign to improve dental health in New York. “The financial and human costs associated with dental disease, especially in children, are severe and lasting,” said Kate Breslin, President and CEO of the Schuyler Center. “This is a significant health issue that does not get…

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Letter: Child inmates need protecting

Letter to the Editor by Kate Breslin – I read with dismay the comments of Donn Rowe, president of the New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, dismissing prison rape as not a “huge issue” (“State to add rape prevention staff,” July, 29) in making a political point about prison closures. Prison rape…

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Schuyler Center’s Kate Breslin Receives Citizen Action Perry Award

ALBANY, N.Y. – Kate Breslin, President & CEO of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, was honored last night by Citizen Action of New York for her work advocating for disenfranchised New Yorkers. Ms. Breslin was one of five honorees at the 21st Annual Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards hosted by Citizen Action of…

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Letter: Schools tend to fail due to poverty

Like Fred LeBrun in his column (“Which Cuomo will we now get?” Sept. 8), I was angered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent remarks about giving failing schools the “death penalty” because it shows the governor is missing the real issue. “Failing” schools are a symptom of a much larger problem: Poverty. Click here to read…

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Advocacy Groups Prepare for Health Care Exchange

We are just a little more than two weeks away from when New York’s health care exchange takes effect. And many health care advocacy groups are ramping up their efforts to make sure people are prepared for the change. The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy is one of these groups. In their latest initiative,…

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