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Leveraging Racial & Ethnic Impact Statements To Achieve Racial Equity In All Policies: National Context2022-07-25T14:10:00-05:00

  Leveraging Racial & Ethnic Impact Statements To Achieve Racial Equity In All Policies: National Context

Enacting new legislation and rules without first evaluating their potential to disproportionately impact New York's communities of color only perpetuates deep-rooted and systemic racial and [...]

Telehealth Consumer Survey Deadline Extension Request Letter2022-06-24T14:32:41-05:00

  Telehealth Consumer Survey Deadline Extension Request Letter

We write today to urge you to extend the Telehealth Consumer Survey deadline for an additional 30 days, to past July 31st in order to afford community-based organizations, trusted messengers and healthcare providers adequate time to deploy the survey among the communities they serve and for the State to receive ample survey responses that are truly representative of as many New Yorkers as possible. We also request that paper versions of the survey should be provided to local departments of social services and other community-based partners to ensure individuals who face barriers to responding electronically can participate.

CDFNY Ampliación del Crédito Tributario por Hijos (Actualizado junio 2022)2022-06-09T20:27:05-05:00

  CDFNY Ampliación del Crédito Tributario por Hijos (Actualizado junio 2022)

Las familias que recibieron pagos mensuales del CTC el año pasado pueden reclamar el resto de su Crédito usando GetCTC.org/es o presentando una declaración de impuestos completa. ¡Las familias que no se inscribieron en el CTC el año pasado aún pueden recibir un Crédito completo!

Letter to Governor Hochul from New York Faith Organizations: Empanel the Child Poverty Reduction Advisory Council!2022-05-26T11:07:39-05:00

  Letter to Governor Hochul from New York Faith Organizations: Empanel the Child Poverty Reduction Advisory Council!

As faith-based organizations from across New York, we write to you to uplift the moral and human need for you to empanel the Child Poverty Reduction Advisory Council with utmost urgency and to prioritize appointing to the council impacted youth and clergy leaders who serve in impacted communities.

CDF-NY Public Comment on New York State’s Medicaid § 1115 Waiver Proposal2022-05-20T15:05:03-05:00

  CDF-NY Public Comment on New York State’s Medicaid § 1115 Waiver Proposal

Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) is grateful to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for the opportunity to comment on its proposed amendment to New York’s Medicaid Redesign Team Waiver Demonstration, titled Strategic Health Equity Reform Payment Arrangements: Making Targeted, Evidence-Based Investments to Address the Health Disparities Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

CDF-NY Memorandum in Support of S. 8438 / A. 9294: Continuous Medicaid Eligibility from Infancy to Three Years Old2022-05-16T20:39:10-05:00

  CDF-NY Memorandum in Support of S. 8438 / A. 9294: Continuous Medicaid Eligibility from Infancy to Three Years Old

The Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) strongly supports S. 8438 (Rivera) / A. 9294 (Gottfried), which would extend continuous Medicaid coverage of infants from up to one year to up to three years for families whose income does not exceed 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).

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