Child Welfare

Schuyler Center Featured on the New York Daily News

At a time when New York’s economy seems to be thriving, many working families are still struggling to make ends meet. At Schuyler Center, we fight daily for policies that enable families to reduce poverty and achieve economic security, and are thrilled to see our work highlighted by the New York Daily News. On Thursday,…
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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.

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Child Welfare

Child advocates unite in opposition to the Governor’s and Legislature’s cuts to child care and child welfare

The federal government seems poised to drastically cut programs that provide essential supports to low-income people.  As a result, this year’s budget carries more significance than ever and, as the Governor said, “is a statement of [New York’s] values.”  Children’s advocates across the state are deeply disappointed that lawmakers are considering a budget that slashes…

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and is an opportunity to turn our focus—and our lawmakers’ focus—to ensuring that all of New York’s children are safe and are given a real chance to live happy, fulfilling lives.  Read Kate Breslin’s President’s Message here.

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New Brief: Hopeful Futures for New York’s Children

The Schuyler Center is pleased to share our new brief, Hopeful Futures for New York’s Children: Advancing Child Welfare. This publication is the result of data analysis; dozens of interviews with child welfare experts and stakeholders; and a convening of advocates, providers and stakeholders that we hosted in the fall of 2015.  Included in the report are…

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60 ORGANIZATIONS PEN OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNOR & LEGISLATURE: RAISE THE AGE NOW

In an open letter hand-delivered to Albany, the Schuyler Center joined sixty state-wide and national organizations including international human rights groups, social workers, faith-based organizations and children’s advocates, in strongly urging the passage of Raise the Age legislation before the legislative session’s end this week. Currently, New York is one of only two states that…

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