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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.

CDF-NY Sign-On Letter to Reduce Child Poverty in Build Back Better Act (with Signatures)2021-11-12T16:36:41-05:00

  CDF-NY Sign-On Letter to Reduce Child Poverty in Build Back Better Act (with Signatures)

As faith-based and child advocacy organizations from across New York, we write to you today to thank you for your strong leadership in bringing about the American Rescue Plan’s transformational expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) – and to implore you to continue to center the needs of New York’s marginalized children and families by making the expanded CTC permanent, fully inclusive of all immigrant children and fully refundable in the final Build Back Better Act. Additionally, we ask that you support a final version of the Build Back Better Act that includes paid family and medical leave.

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.

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