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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Letter: Schools tend to fail due to poverty

Like Fred LeBrun in his column (“Which Cuomo will we now get?” Sept. 8), I was angered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent remarks about giving failing schools the “death penalty” because it shows the governor is missing the real issue. “Failing” schools are a symptom of a much larger problem: Poverty. Click here to read…

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Advocacy Groups Prepare for Health Care Exchange

We are just a little more than two weeks away from when New York’s health care exchange takes effect. And many health care advocacy groups are ramping up their efforts to make sure people are prepared for the change. The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy is one of these groups. In their latest initiative,…

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