2020 Publications

SEPT. 10 2020 | CHILD CARE/AFTERSCHOOL CARE/PAID FAMILY LEAVE

Back to School Checklist for Fall 2020: Child Care, Afterschool Care, and Paid Family Leave


JUNE 25, 2020 | ABOUT SCHUYLER CENTER

Focused on Strengthening Families and Preventing Enduring Hardship


MAY 22, 2020 | FEDERAL COVID-19 RELIEF

Schuyler Center’s Federal Look, A Look at Federal COVID-19 Relief Packages, May 2020


MAY 15, 2020 | POLICY PRIORITIES

Schuyler Center May 2020 Policy Priorities, Building Back Better – Policy Priorities for New York’s Recovery


APRIL 17, 2020 | NEW YORK STATE BUDGET

Schuyler Center’s Last Look at the State Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget


FEB 13, 2020 | TESTIMONY | TAXES

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2020-21 Executive Budget on Taxes, presented by Dede Hill, Director of Policy.


FEB 10, 2020 | NEW YORK STATE BUDGET

Schuyler Center’s First Look at the NYS 2020-21 Executive Budget as It Intersects with Our Policy Priorities


JAN 30, 2020 | TESTIMONY | HUMAN SERVICES

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2020-21 Executive Budget on Human Services, presented by Dede Hill, Director of Policy.


JAN 29, 2020 | TESTIMONY | HEALTH/MEDICAID

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2020-21 Executive Budget on Health/Medicaid, presented by Bridget Walsh, Senior Policy Analyst.


JAN 2020 | BRIEFING GUIDE | CHILD CARE/PRE-K

The State of Early Learning: Growing Crisis for Young Children and Working Families, a report by the Ready for Kindergarten, Ready for College Campaign, of which Schuyler Center is a member.


JAN 2020 | STATE OF NEW YORK’S CHILDREN

The State of New York’s Children Data Book, January 2020
Sources for The State of New York’s Children Data Book, January 2020
Slide presentation, January 2020


JAN 2020 | LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

Schuyler Center 2020-2021 Policy Priorities


JAN 2020 | FACT SHEET | CHILD WELFARE

CHAMPS Foster Care Fact Sheet

 

2020 Publications

MAY 22, 2020 | FEDERAL COVID-19 RELIEF

Schuyler Center’s Federal Look, A Look at Federal COVID-19 Relief Packages, May 2020


MAY 15, 2020 | POLICY PRIORITIES

Schuyler Center May 2020 Policy Priorities, Building Back Better – Policy Priorities for New York’s Recovery


APRIL 17, 2020 | NEW YORK STATE BUDGET

Schuyler Center’s Last Look at the State Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget


FEB 13, 2020 | TESTIMONY | TAXES

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2020-21 Executive Budget on Taxes, presented by Dede Hill, Director of Policy.


FEB 10, 2020 | NEW YORK STATE BUDGET

Schuyler Center’s First Look at the NYS 2020-21 Executive Budget as It Intersects with Our Policy Priorities


JAN 30, 2020 | TESTIMONY | HUMAN SERVICES

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2020-21 Executive Budget on Human Services, presented by Dede Hill, Director of Policy.


JAN 29, 2020 | TESTIMONY | HEALTH/MEDICAID

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2020-21 Executive Budget on Health/Medicaid, presented by Bridget Walsh, Senior Policy Analyst.


JAN 2020 | BRIEFING GUIDE | CHILD CARE/PRE-K

The State of Early Learning: Growing Crisis for Young Children and Working Families, a report by the Ready for Kindergarten, Ready for College Campaign, of which Schuyler Center is a member.


JAN 2020 | STATE OF NEW YORK’S CHILDREN

The State of New York’s Children Data Book, January 2020
Sources for The State of New York’s Children Data Book, January 2020
Slide presentation, January 2020


JAN 2020 | LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

Schuyler Center 2020-2021 Policy Priorities


JAN 2020 | FACT SHEET | CHILD WELFARE

CHAMPS Foster Care Fact Sheet

 

2019 Budget Analysis

2019 Legislative Priorities

2019 Policy Positions

2019 Testimony

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2019-20 Executive Budget on Human Services. January 24, 2019. See the presentation by Dede Hill, Director of Policy, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

 

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2019-20 Executive Budget on Heath/Medicaid, February 5, 2019. See the presentation by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

 

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2019-20 Executive Budget on Taxes, February 12, 2017. Presented by Dede Hill, Director of Policy, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.


Testimony before the Complete Count Commission, Complete Count Commission Hearing, May 7, 2019. Presented by Dede Hill, Director of Public Policy, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

 

Testimony before Assembly Committee on Children and Families and Assembly Task Force on Women’s Issues on family involvement in the child welfare and Family Court systems, November 21, 2019. Presented by Dede Hill, Policy Director, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

2019 Legislative Advocacy

The State of Early Learning in New York: Too Many Young Learners Still Left Out, January 2019. A report by the Ready for Kindergarten, Ready for College Campaign, of which Schuyler Center is a member.

 

Reduce Child and Family Poverty by Strengthening Working Family Tax Credits, September 2019. Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, Fiscal Policy Institute, United Way of NYS and The Children’s Agenda.

 

The Moving on Maternal Depression (MOMD) Project in New York: An Opportunity to Improve Policies and Programs that Support Maternal Mental Health, September 2019

 

2018 State of New York's Children

The State of New York’s Children Data Snapshots, January 2018

Sources for the Data Snapshots, January 2018

Strong Foundations: Creating Opportunity for New York’s Children to Thrive, January 2018

State of New York’s Children Data Briefing PowerPoint slides, January 2018

Schuyler Center policy staff hosted a NYC event on the State of New York’s Children – Voting for Children Because Our Future Depends on It. View the staff's slide presentation. October 15, 2018

2018 Legislative Priorities

Social Services Policy Priorities, 2018-19, Strengthen New York’s Children, Families and Communities, January 2018

Child Advocates Across New York State Express Concerns about Budget’s Impacts on Low-Income Children, February 2018. Schuyler Center partners with the Citizens’ Committee for Children, The Children’s Agenda, Westchester Children’s Association, and Children’s Defense Fund-NY to alert policymakers to the Executive Budget’s cumulative impacts on New York State’s children.

The First 1,000 Days of Medicaid Initiative, March 4, 2018. Kate Breslin, President and CEO, and Juliette Price, Director of The Albany Promise, presented on the First 1,000 Days on Medicaid Initiative at the NYS Community Action Association 12th Annual Symposium on Poverty and Economic Security.

Strengthening the Empire State Child Credit to Reduce Poverty Among the Youngest New Yorkers, April 2018

2018 Policy Positions

Opportunities Foreclosed, Equity Denied, New York’s Youngest Learners Still Left Out, January 2018. A report by the Ready for Kindergarten, Ready for College Campaign, of which Schuyler Center is a member.

New York/North Carolina Conversation about Medicaid Managed Care and Children, April 20, 2018. A presentation by Schuyler Center, United Hospital Fund, NYS Department of Health Medicaid and The Children’s Agenda about Medicaid Managed Care, Value-based Payment, and NYS’s First 1,000 Days on Medicaid Initiative.  

Value-based Payment for Maternity, Delivery and Infant Care , June 7, 2018. At the New York State Perinatal Association's annual meeting, Kate Breslin moderated and presented for the plenary session. She was joined by Douglas Fish, MD, NYS Office of Health Insurance Programs and Elie Ward, American Academy of Pediatrics, NY Chapter. 

“Promoting the First 1,000 Days on Medicaid Initiative in the NYS Budget,” February 9, 2018. Schuyler Center and The Children’s Agenda hosted a webinar to provide information about what is in the Executive Budget and how colleagues can help ensure implementation of the First 1,000 Days initiative.

2018 Testimony

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2018-19 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing, February 6, 2018. View the presentation by Kari Siddiqui, Senior Policy Analyst, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2018-19 Executive Budget Taxes Budget Hearing, February 8, 2018. View the presentation by Dorothy (Dede) Hill, Director of Policy, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2018-19 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing, February 12, 2018. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President & CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy

2018 Legislative Advocacy

Voting for Children: Questions for Candidates and Lawmakers, October 15, 2018.

NYS Budget and Legislative Process: Opportunities to Influence (and Improve) Public Policy, April 18, 2018. Dede Hill, Director of Policy, presented on NYS Budget and Legislative Process:  Opportunities to Influence (and Improve) Public Policy at the New York State Public Health Association Annual Conference.

2017 Policy Positions

Schuyler Center Source, January 12, 2017

Kinship Services and the Kinship NavigatorJanuary 2017

Too Many Children Still Waiting: Make Quality Early Learning a Priority in 2017 Budget, January 2017

Invest in Kinship Services and the Kinship Navigator, January 2017. 2017-18 Policy Position, 

Schuyler Center’s Impact, February 2017

Expanding the Empire State Child Credit to Cover the Youngest New Yorkers, March 2017. 2017-18 Policy Position.

Supporting New York Children Impacted by Parental Detention or Deportation, May 2017

Numbers Tell a Story: Child Poverty and Income Inequality in New York State [INFOGRAPHIC], September 2017. Schuyler Center examines the prevalence of child poverty across New York State.

Schuyler Center Source, September 14, 2017. Focusing on the Early Days of Childhood, 

Supporting New York State’s Economic Development Efforts by Expanding Access to Quality Child Care, September 2017. Child Well-Being Series.

Fights Worth Fighting, October 2017. Read about the challenges faced by Schuyler Center to improve lives of New Yorkers.

Supporting New York Children Impacted by Parental Detention or Deportation, November 2017

2016 Policy Positions

Hopeful Futures for New York’s Children, Advancing Child Welfare, January 2016
— Hopeful Futures for New York’s Children EXECUTIVE SUMMARY,  January 2016

Home is Where the Start Is: Expanding Home Visiting to Strengthen All of New York’s Families, June 2016

Value-Based Payment Models for Medicaid Child Health Services, July 13, 2016. A report by Schuyler Center and United Hospital Fund that proposes value-based payment models for children in Medicaid.  The report notes that, “Given the increased recognition of how profoundly social determinants of health (including Adverse Childhood Experiences) affect childhood development and adulthood health and social productivity, payment models need to consider how to motivate and support attention in this area.”

Overview of Select Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Home Visiting Programs, September 2016. Provides side-by-side comparison of six major home visiting programs in NYS. 

Highlights from Schuyler Center’s Sold-Out Policy Forum on Transforming Child Welfare, December 13, 2016

2015 Testimony

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2015-16 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing. February 2, 2015. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2015-16 Executive Budget Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Hearing, February 3, 2015. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2015-16 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing, February 4, 2015. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony before the National Commission on Hunger, May 13, 2015. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

2014 Testimony

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Hearing, January 28, 2014. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing, February 3, 2014. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing, February 4, 2014. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Public Protection Budget Hearing, February 5, 2014. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted before the Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families Hearing on Preventive Services for Families, December 1, 2014. Submitted by Lauren Tobias, Director of Policy, Schuyler Center.

2013 Budget Analysis

2013 Legislative Priorities

2013 Testimony

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Hearing, January 29, 2013. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing, January 30, 2013. Presented by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing, February 5, 2013. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

2013 Legislative Advocacy

Memo of Opposition: S.4838 (Hannon)/A.7258 (Goldfeder) June 13, 2013. AN ACT to limit the reduction of the mental health census of adult homes and to establish a workgroup. This memo summarizes our concerns over the above-referenced legislation that would interfere with the State’s efforts to find permanent and more appropriate housing for persons with psychiatric disabilities that currently reside in adult homes.

Memo of Support: S.1663 (Grisanti)/A.4467 (Gottfried) June 17, 2013. AN ACT to amend the social services law in relation to the adult care facilities training program. This bill directs the Department of Health to Establish a Workgroup to Develop a Uniform Curriculum and Best Practices for Direct Care Staff in Adult Care Facilities.

Memo of Support: S.5743 (Grisanti)/A.3498A (Peoples-Stokes) June 17, 2013. AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to notice requirements to families and providers when funding cuts are made. The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy strongly supports .5743/A.3498A requiring local social service districts to notify the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) at least 60 days before the effective date of a planned reduction in eligibility or increase in co-payments for child care assistance.

 

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