The New York City Coalition Against Hunger, with slightly more than 20 employees and a budget of a few million dollars per year, provides paid sick leave to all our full-time employees... Proving paid sick leave is not just the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do.
Effective use of work release time for individuals incarcerated by the criminal justice system can provide a great return on investment for society. When a prisoner has the opportunity to use his or her skills to produce a good or a service for the public...
Our family's story is an important one in the history of Community Action and Head Start. In 2007, I enrolled my four-year old daughter, Emma Sage, in Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc.'s Head Start program in Auburn, New York as…
Indicators of poverty in New York
Percentage of people living in poverty
Percentage of low-income people (200% of poverty or below)