Labor Press: Children Of The Working Poor Hit Hard By Coronavirus Closings; Advocacy Group Urges ‘Robust’ 2020 Census Count


March 16, 2020

New York, NY -This week’s mandatory closure of bars, restaurants, movie theaters and other service sector workplaces throughout the city due to the coronavirus outbreak — spell particular trouble for the children of the working poor.

More than 200,000 New York City kids under the age of five live in low-income households, according to the latest edition of the Citizens’ Committee for Children’s [CCC] “Keeping Track of New York City Children” report.”

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