March 13, 2023
On Monday, March 13th, Policy and Advocacy Associate Juan Diaz provided oral testimony at a New York City Council Hearing on the Preliminary Budget for General Welfare. The entire Policy and Advocacy Team later submitted written testimony on this same subject, highlighting investments needed to enhance the general welfare of all New York City residents. In this testimony, they provide data showing the challenges in this space and highlight recommendations to address issues with Family Homelessness, Child Welfare, Youth Justice, and Human Services. Read their testimony to learn more about these pivotal issues.