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CDFNY Childhood Lead Poisoning Hearing Testimony2021-11-29T16:56:07-05:00

  CDFNY Childhood Lead Poisoning Hearing Testimony

As a cofounder and leader of the statewide Lead Free Kids New York coalition, the Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) is grateful to the Senate Standing Committee on Health and the Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development for the opportunity to submit testimony for this Joint Public Hearing to discuss childhood lead poisoning prevention in New York State.

Centering Youth Voices at New York City’s Polls: 2021 Voter Issue Guide2021-10-29T15:38:53-05:00

  Centering Youth Voices at New York City’s Polls: 2021 Voter Issue Guide

As New Yorkers cast their ballots this Fall, supporting policies and platforms that prioritize child, youth and family wellbeing is critical. #VoteBecause the needs of the youngest New Yorkers and their families must be centered on Election Day – and every day.

CDF-NY Press Statement: As Many as 3.2 Million New Yorkers Could Become Uninsured if the Affordable Care Act is Overturned2020-11-18T10:28:09-05:00

  CDF-NY Press Statement: As Many as 3.2 Million New Yorkers Could Become Uninsured if the Affordable Care Act is Overturned

Overturning the ACA during a global pandemic and amidst economic downturn would undoubtedly harm New York’s most vulnerable children, young adults and families, and will [...]

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