COVID-19

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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COVID-19

New York State Budget Update

Dear friends and colleagues, Greetings from my kitchen table. All of us at Schuyler Center are working remotely and still reachable by email. We check-in with a daily, brief video-conference, which has been a comfort during these challenging times. We’re still advocating for New York’s children and families, with new and evolving strategies and tactics.…
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COVID-19

Urgent: Letter to Legislators on Budget Priorities

On March 19, 2020 Schuyler Center sent a letter to legislative leaders urging policymakers during this crisis and as the SFY 2020-21 budget was being finalized to focus on the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially low-income families and children and all who are living on the margins. 
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Legislative

Schuyler Center’s FIRST LOOK at the New York State 2020-2021 Executive Budget

Schuyler Center's First Look is an initial assessment of New York State's 2020-21 proposed Executive Budget and how it advances priorities that improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially those living in poverty. Schuyler Center staff will spend the coming days gaining a deeper understanding of the Executive Budget and its impacts, and working…
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