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.   

President's Message

Voting for Children Because Our Future Depends on It

Children thrive in stable, safe, supportive homes and communities. Children thrive when they have access to quality health care and education, including early education. Children thrive when they are spared the lasting trauma of poverty, food insecurity, and neglect. Government can’t replace families or communities, but plays a critical role in leveling the playing field…
Child Welfare

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.


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…

Early Care & Learning

NY Advocates and Faith and Labor Leaders Urge Governor to Sign Bipartisan Child Care Task Force Bill

Twenty-seven advocates and faith and labor leaders issued a statement thanking legislative leaders for passing legislation to establish a bipartisan Child Care Availability Task Force, and urging the Governor to promptly sign the bill.  “We urge the Governor to promptly sign the bill, convene the Task Force, and direct to it the resources it needs…

Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood

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…