State of the State Recap Related to Schuyler Center Priorities

Governor Cuomo delivered his fourth State of the State Address on January 8, 2014. This address coincided with the 50th Anniversary of Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty. Despite growing income inequality and poverty in New York, the Governor failed to take advantage of this connection to announce a roadmap plan to address poverty. Most…

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Response to Governor Cuomo’s State of State 2014

Public Statement by Kate Breslin, President & CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy — Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address coincides with the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s declaration of our nation’s War on Poverty. It is unfortunate that the Governor did not mention this milestone and the challenges ahead of us to…

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A New Year, New Session, and New Website!

We are delighted to share with you our new website! We've got a refreshed look that will continue to provide our friends and partners with resources related to pressing New York State policy issues including health and Medicaid, early childhood development and child welfare, and family economic security.  We'll pay special attention in the coming…
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The Affordable Care Act and the Former Foster Care Youth Provision: Outreach and Engagement Strategies

Information about the ACA provision which gives former foster care youth more health insurance options is available on our Health page, along with additional foster care resources. Newly added resources include: Nov. 20 webinar Nov. 20 PowerPoint presentation Talking to Former Foster Care Youth About New Insurance Options, article template for use with newsletters Important…

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Good News! Big Drop in NY Uninsured Kids

Read and hear the Schuyler Center’s Kate Breslin comment on a new Georgetown Center for Children and Families poll and report in this November 20 Public News Service radio interview and article, Missing Out on Good News? Big Drop in NY Uninsured Kids.

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Schuyler Center Launches Campaign to Improve Dental Health

The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy today announced a comprehensive campaign to improve dental health in New York. “The financial and human costs associated with dental disease, especially in children, are severe and lasting,” said Kate Breslin, President and CEO of the Schuyler Center. “This is a significant health issue that does not get…

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Letter: Child inmates need protecting

Letter to the Editor by Kate Breslin – I read with dismay the comments of Donn Rowe, president of the New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, dismissing prison rape as not a “huge issue” (“State to add rape prevention staff,” July, 29) in making a political point about prison closures. Prison rape…

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