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CDF-NY Statement on Public Charge2019-08-13T08:59:46-05:00

CDF-NY Statement on Public Charge

The relentless, immoral assault on immigrant children and families by this Administration continues. The  Department of Homeland Security Public Charge rule announced today and finalized on Wednesday will further threaten the health and well-being of these families, subjecting them to increased risk of poverty, hunger and a lack basic health care.

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Lead Poisoning Prevention2019-07-30T08:35:58-05:00

Lead Poisoning Prevention

Last week, I attended an event held by Cooper Square and Lead Dust Free NYC (LDFNYC) devoted to creating awareness of lead poisoning prevention in New York City. Lead poisoning is a completely preventable, but irreversible condition that impacts children for a lifetime. Even children with the lowest detectable blood lead levels may develop permanent brain damage and lifelong behavioral problems.

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Success! New York’s Children are Now Better Protected Due to Lawmakers Banning Religious Exemptions to Vaccinations.2019-06-18T12:33:03-05:00

Success! New York’s Children are Now Better Protected Due to Lawmakers Banning Religious Exemptions to Vaccinations.

New York now joins California, Arizona, West Virginia, Mississippi, and Maine in the fight to protect our nation’s children by only allowing medical exemptions for childhood vaccines.

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