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#ChildCareIsEssential Press Conference and Virtual Rally

On June 11, 2020, Schuyler Center along with the Empire State Child Care Campaign, Winning Beginning NY, and other partners, hosted a press conference and virtual rally on the importance of child care in reopening New York’s economy and for the well-being of New York children and families. More than 500 parents, child care providers…
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Building Back Better: Policy Priorities for New York’s Recovery

As New York slowly reopens, New York lawmakers—federal, state, and local—must stand firmly with our children and families, particularly families of color, and consider implementing the policies we recommend in our Building Back Better: Policy Priorities for New York’s Recovery. These recommendations are intended to meet the immediate, emergency needs of New York children and…
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Letter from Empire State Campaign for Child Care and Winning Beginning NY to Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Urging Bold Steps to Support Child Care In Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 30, 2020 the Empire State Campaign for Child Care and Winning Beginning NY sent a letter to Governor Cuomo and Legislative leaders. It urged inclusion of dedicated, robust funds in the NYS Budget to enable the State to take immediate, bold steps to support child care during this period of emergency. A media…
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President’s Message on COVID-19

Dear friends and colleagues, In this time of uncertainty, I wanted to personally connect with you over concerns associated with COVID-19 (coronavirus), worldwide, and here in New York State. Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone affected during this time and we appreciate the health and human services workers; local, state, and national leaders; and…
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Letter from Empire State Campaign for Child Care and Winning Beginning NY to Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders requesting support for child care in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

On March 15, 2020 the Empire State Campaign for Child Care and Winning Beginning NY sent a letter to Governor Cuomo and Legislative leaders to highlight the specific and urgent needs of child care programs across New York State, and the families they serve. They asked that all necessary steps were taken to ensure that…
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