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Schuyler Center Welcomes Matilda Gragg

The Schuyler Center welcomes Matilda Gragg as our newest Research Coordinator.  Matilda is an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow at Siena College and will be working with policy staff on research, data products and communication material designed to expand SCAA’s collaboration capacities in the areas of health, family economic security, child welfare and early education.  Matilda’s work…
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Schuyler Center’s connection with Hamilton

A cynic could think that Schuyler Center’s “Hamilton fever” is opportunistic. They wouldn’t be entirely wrong. Many of us on the staff are head-over heels Hamilton fans, harboring dreams of receiving a personal invitation (and tickets) from composer/playwright/actor Lin Manuel Miranda himself. In fact, Schuyler Center’s connection with Alexander and Eliza Hamilton is real, as…
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Learn More About Raising New York

August marks the launch of Raising New York, a diverse statewide coalition of parent, early childhood, education, civil rights, business, and health organizations dedicated to increasing the number of children who are on track for school readiness, with a focus on improving long-term outcomes for children who are low-income, children of color, and other under-served…
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The Schuyler Sisters and Their Circle

On July 23rd, members of the Schuyler Center family attended the special opening day reception for The Schuyler Sisters and Their Circle exhibit at the Albany Institute of History and Art. The exhibit, which runs through December 29th, features many artifacts from the Schuyler family history, including clothing, personal letters written by Phillip Schuyler and…
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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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