President's Message

President’s Message: New York has the means to tackle child poverty—it needs the will and public accountability.

June. 2021. Remember it: this is the month and year New York State legislators declared their intent to cut child poverty in half in ten years. Before the pandemic, poverty affected the lives of one in five New York children and, in some communities—including Rochester, Buffalo, and the Bronx—one in every two children. Before the…