Schuyler Center in the News:

WAMC Northeast ReportDede Hill, Schuyler Center Director of Policy, NYS business leaders, and other members of the Raising NY early childhood coalition, spoke at a press conference covered by WAMC’s Karen Dewitt about the child care crisis New York employers face amid the pandemic, September 29, 2020

Capital Press Room: Kate Breslin, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy President and CEO discusses new legislation introduced in the state legislature to reduce child poverty by 50% in the next decade. October 6, 2020

Times Union Commentary: On addressing childhood poverty, we can’t afford to wait. August 5, 2020

The Chronicle of Social Change: ‘Once You Sign the Paper, It’s Over:’ Older Foster Youth Plead for Help from New York Governor. May 29, 2020

The Chronicle of Social Change: In New York, No Help Coming From State for Aging-Out Foster Youth. May 19, 2020

Capitol Pressroom: Dede Hill, Schuyler Center Director of Policy and Beth Starks, Chautauqua Lake Child Care Center Executive Director discuss NY’s child care system pushed to breaking point by COVID-19. May 6, 2020

Raising NY Press Conference: Kate Breslin, Schuyler Center President and CEO and Dede Hill, Schuyler Center Director of Policy, participate in a Zoom press conference highlighting the findings of a survey undertaken of NY parents with young children on the impacts of COVID-19. April 30, 2020

Times Union: Many day care sites won’t make it beyond COVID-19. April 15, 2020

The Chronicle of Social Change: New York Cuts Support for Grandparents, Other Kin Caring for At-Risk Kids. April 7, 2020

Daily Gazette Editorial: Don’t neglect foster care in state budget. March 29, 2020

Times Union Opinion: Lara Kassel, Coordinator of Medicaid Matters New York, Protect Medicaid and its recipients. March 27, 2020

Capitol Pressroom: Lara Kassel, Coordinator of Medicaid Matters New York, discusses Medicaid spending as the Medicaid Redesign Team works to find savings in the health care program’s spending. March 3, 2020

Capitol Pressroom: Dede Hill, Schuyler Center’s Director of Policy, discusses Governor Cuomo’s January 8, 2020 State of the State address. January 15, 2020

Times Union Commentary:  Dede Hill, Schuyler Center’s Director of Policy, challenges New York leaders — the governor and Legislature — to make a public commitment to cut child poverty in half in New York by 2030.

Capitol Pressroom: Dede Hill, Schuyler Center’s Director of Policy, discusses how NYS can combat child poverty. November 19, 2019

WCNY Connect NY: Dede Hill, Schuyler Center’s Director of Policy, along with a team of experts (and our close partners), Jasmine Gripper of the Alliance for Quality Education, Dr. Jeff Kaczorowski of The Children’s Agenda, and Kalin Scott of Helgerson Solutions Group, talk with Susan Arbetter about the critical importance of effective public policy supporting young children in their First 1000 Days. June 20, 2019

New York Daily News: Kids from New York working families need more income tax breaks, advocates and lawmakers say in push for reform. May 30, 2019

Times Union: Proposed budget lacks funding for complete Census. February 14, 2019

Times Union:  Legislators urge investment in child care. February 4, 2019

Spectrum News: Advocates Call for More Child Care Funding. February 4, 2019

AP News and US News & World Report: New York urged to increase funding for child care. February 4, 2019

News 12 Long Island:  LI parents to head to Albany to fight for child care funds. February 3, 2019

Press Releases:

Press Release: New Data Finds Number of Uninsured Children in New York Decreased between 2016 and 2019, Bucking National Trend, October 9, 2020

Press Release: NY Federal and State Leaders Conduct Child Care is Essential Roundtable, July 23, 2020

Press Release:  CHAMPS-NY Press Conference.  Aging Out of Foster Care in the Midst of a Pandemic, July 2, 2020

 Press Release: NYS Legislators to the NY Congressional Delegation: New York Cannot Reopen Without Robust Federal Funding for Child Care, June 29, 2020

Press Release: Governor’s $65M NY Forward Child Care Expansion likely to leave more families of color without access to child care in their own communities, deepening and reinforcing long-standing racial inequities, June 25, 2020

Press Release:  #ChildCareIsEssential Press Conference and Virtual Rally, June 11, 2020

Media Advisory:  #ChildCareIsEssential Press Conference and Virtual Rally, June 20, 2020

Press Release:  CHAMPS-NY Press Conference.  Aging Out of Foster Care in the Midst of a Pandemic, May 28, 2020

Press Release: Advocates Applaud Governor for Expanding Access to Child Care for Essential Workers but More Action is Needed. April 24, 2020

Press Release: Winning Beginning NY and Empire State Campaign for Child Care. Legislators Urge Governor: Release Child Care COVID-19 Plan. Read the letter to the Governor. April 23, 2020

Media Advisory: Winning Beginning NY and Empire State Campaign for Child Care. Emergency Funds Imperative to Support Child Care Programs and the Families of Essential Workers. March 30, 2020

Press Release:  Winning Beginning NY and Empire State Campaign for Child Care Statement in Response to the Executive Budget. January 24 2020 

Press Release:  Winning Beginning NY and Empire State Campaign for Child Care Statement in Response to the State of the State Address. January 8, 2020

Press Release: NY: Family First Transition Fund Included in FY 2020 Final Budget. March 31, 2019

Press Release: Early Childhood Advocates and Legislative Leaders Make a Final Push for Early Childhood Care and Education Investments in the 2019-2020 NYS Budget. March 26, 2019

Press Release: Child and social justice advocates, parents, and child care providers applaud the Senate and Assembly’s investment of $20M to enable more working families to access quality child care. March 14, 2019

Press Release:  Advocates urge Governor to fund efforts to ensure a complete Census count. February 11, 2019

Schuyler Center in the News

WNYT News Channel 13: Kari Siddiqui, Schuyler Center Senior Policy Analyst, discusses college access and success for young people in foster care. Kari joins Jessica Maxwell, Director of the Fostering Youth Success Alliance. October 6, 2018

 

Times Union Viewpoint:  By Dede Hill, Schuyler Center Director of Policy. State can ease the burden for the working poor. October 30, 2018

 

Hudson Mohawk Magazine, Podcasts: Social Justice & Activism: Schuyler Center’s Kari Siddiqui discusses New York’s child welfare system and the importance of supporting children in families – the second in a 5-part community radio series about the pressing issues facing New York families and the work Schuyler Center is doing to address them. Listen to the podcast here. August 9, 2018

 

Hudson Mohawk Magazine, Podcasts: Social Justice & Activism: Dede Hill, Schuyler Center’s Policy Director, discusses why New York needs to invest in quality child care – the first in a 5-part community radio series about the most pressing issues facing New York families and the work Schuyler Center is doing to address them. Listen to the podcast here. August 2, 2018

 

Celebrate foster parents, including kin who step up in a crisis. Co-authored by Kari Siddiqui, Schuyler Center Senior Policy Analyst.  The Post-Standard.  May 31, 2018

 

Capitol Pressroom: Dede Hill, Schuyler Center’s Director of Policy, talks with Susan Arbetter about the Governor’s Executive Budget tax proposals and what they mean for New York’s families.  February 9, 2018

 

Times Union Viewpoint: By Schuyler Center President & CEO, Kate Breslin. Opioid Epidemic Increases Need for Foster Care Funding. February 8, 2018

 

Advocates for Children Call on N.Y. to Invest in Early Childhood Well-being. Times Union. January 9, 2018

Schuyler Center in the News

Capital Tonight:  Kate Breslin and patient advocates, James St. Jacques and Jeff Garrison, join Liz Benjamin to discuss the U.S. Senate’s version of the health care bill and its impact on New York.  June 22, 2017

 

Capitol Pressroom:  The Capitol Pressroom hosted panelists Kate Breslin, Schuyler Center’s CEO, and Bea Grause, President of the Healthcare Association of New York State, on the Warren M. Anderson Breakfast Series, “Repealing the ACA: Avoiding Unintended Consequences.”  April 18, 2017

 

Capital Tonight:  Kate Breslin joins Liz Benjamin to explain the concerns over possible cuts to child care services on the state level.  April 7, 2017

 

Capital Tonight Kate Breslin speaks with ­­­­­­Nick Reisman about Governor Cuomo’s proposal to increase the child care tax credit for middle class families.  January 6, 2017

Schuyler Center in the News

Capital Tonight:  Kate Breslin speaks with Liz Benjamin about improving child welfare in New York State.  December 13, 2016

 

Capitol Pressroom:  Kate Breslin and the United Hospital Fund’s Andrea Cohen talk with Susan Arbetter about health system transformation and value-based payment for children in NYS.  August 31, 2016

 

Capitol Pressroom:  Kate Breslin talks with Susan Arbetter about Governor Cuomo’s announcement about child care regulations.  July 14, 2016

 

Capital Tonight:  Kari Siddiqui, Schuyler Center’s Senior Policy Analyst, along with Jessica Maxwell from the Fostering Youth Success Alliance, speak with Liz Benjamin about expanding a program in this year’s budget that would allow the state to help foster children pay for college.  February 5, 2016

Schuyler Center in the News

Capital Tonight:  Kate Breslin joined Liz Benjamin in studio, along with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, co-authors of “A Path Appears,” to discuss how public policy can help curb poverty—a topic which Kristof and WuDunn highlighted at Schuyler Center’s policy breakfast event.  October 23, 2015

 

Capital Tonight: Kate Breslin speaks with Liz Benjamin about income inequality in NYS and Schuyler’s policy forum. January 14, 2015

 

Rochester, Ithaca mayors hit income inequality. Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. January 14, 2015

 

Albany mayor on how upstate cities can ‘expand.’ Capital New York. January 14, 2015

 

Upstate mayors eye tackling inequality. Capitol Confidential – Times Union Blog. January 13, 2015

 

Time to resolve income inequality. By Schuyler Center President & CEO, Kate Breslin. Times Union. January 12, 2015

 

Capital Pressroom: Kate Breslin previews Schuyler’s policy forum. January 12, 2015

 

Making a college degree a realistic goal. Albany Times Union. Jan. 8, 2015

Schuyler Center in the News

The Capitol Pressroom: Pre-K funding still up in the air, interview with Kate Breslin.  Mar. 27, 2014

 

Capital Tonight:  Kate Breslin discusses possible Pre-K dollars in budget. Mar. 27, 2014

 

Early child care a smart investmentTimes Union, Letter to the Editor by Kate Breslin. Mar. 20, 2014

 

Advocates Urge Calls for Congress to Reauthorize Home Visiting Funding. New York Nonprofit Press. Mar. 11, 2014

 

Capital TonightPush For Universal Pre-K Continues, interview with Kate Breslin. Mar. 7, 2014

 

Health care push at Capitol. Times Union. Mar. 4, 2014

 

State, NYC should join pre-K forces. Times Union, Letter to the Editor by Kate Breslin and Nancy Kolben. Mar. 3, 2014

 

Act Now…NOW!!…To Increase Child Welfare FundingNew York Nonprofit Press. Mar. 3, 2014

 

Governor asked to provide more funding for childcare, pre-K and afterschool programs. Legislative Gazette article by Matthew L. Mckibben. Feb. 4, 2014

 

Capitol Pressroom: Hear Kate Breslin of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy weigh in on the proposals to address pre-k. Jan. 27, 2014

Press

Press release on the NYS Budget, Mar. 31, 2014.

 

Press release: Early Childhood Advocates to Governor: Don’t Break Promise on Statewide Pre-K!  Mar. 26, 2014.

 

Press release on the Senate one-house budget. Mar. 14, 2014.

 

Press release on the Assembly one-house budget. Mar. 13, 2014.

 

Public Statement by Kate Breslin, President of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, regarding the Importance of Oral Health. Feb. 3, 2014

 

Response to Governor Cuomo’s State of State 2014. Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy. Jan. 8, 2014

Schuyler Center in the News

Missing Out on Good News? Big Drop in NY Uninsured KidsPublic News Service radio interview and article with the Schuyler Center’s Kate Breslin. Nov. 20, 2013

 

Noted Author ‘shocked’ by Cuomo’s Comments. Times Union article by Rick Karlin. Nov. 7, 2013

 

Letter: Schools tend to fail due to povertyTimes Union Letter to the Editor by Kate Breslin. Sept. 19, 2013

 

Letter: Child inmates need protectingTimes Union Letter to the Editor by Kate Breslin. Aug. 7, 2013

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