2024 Keeping Track Data Book

Explore data from the latest edition of our biennial publication.

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  • 3x The infant mortality rate is three times greater for Black babies compared to white babies in NYC.

  • 22,000 children under the age of 14 live in New York City homeless shelters. And 95% of families with children living in shelters are Black or Hispanic.

  • < 50% of all third through eighth-graders in NYC public schools score at or above reading and math grade levels.

  • 1 in 4 NYC children (or 400,000) grow up in households below the federal poverty line.

Read through our 2022-2023 Annual Report for a refresh on this past year's successes.

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We Advocate to Ensure that Every Child is

Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Season

With the state budget now adopted, CCC turns its attention to the city budget.

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Read our summary of wins and losses from the newly adopted state budget

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City Budget Investments Must Support Anti-Hunger Programs for Families in FY25

Testimony & Public Comments

On Wednesday, May 29, Policy and Advocacy Associate Jenny Veloz submitted testimony to the New York City Council Oversig …

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The FY25 City Budget Must Ensure Educational Equity for All NYC Children

Testimony & Public Comments

On Wednesday, May 15, Associate Executive Director of Policy and Advocacy Alice Bufkin along with Policy and Advocacy As …

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NYC Youth Need Better Access to Mental Health Care and The City Can Make Investments That Support Th…

Testimony & Public Comments

On Monday, May 13, Alice Bufkin, Associate Executive Director of Policy and Advocacy, submitted testimony to both the Ne …

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Read our latest Insights to track the issues areas we are following

CCC’s City Budget Investment Calls are Backed by Data & What Families Need to Thrive Post-Pan…

Insights

As headlines continue to point out financial disparity in NYC, CCC’s work remains focused on real, proven solutions th …

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Child Care is a Real Solution to Faster Shelter Exits, Not Stay Limits

Insights

We can help migrant/asylum-seeking families exit shelter more quickly and safely wit …

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Fighting Child Poverty From the Dinner Table

Insights

Few feelings are more comforting than a home-cooked meal with your loved ones; the experience offers a special type of q …

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Child Care, Workforce Attachment, and CCC’s Persistent Role

Insights

The city’s free 3-K and Pre-K programs serve as lifelines for ALL families trying to make ends meet; we ha …

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