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Raise the Age Coalition Statement on Final FY 2023 New York State Budget2022-04-13T11:22:50-05:00

  Raise the Age Coalition Statement on Final FY 2023 New York State Budget

Today, New York State legislators reached a budgetary agreement preserving the Raise the Age law, despite Governor Hochul’s last-minute effort to roll back this historic set of reforms. The Raise the Age NY Coalition is grateful for our champions in the New York State Senate and Assembly who have stood up for New York’s young people and fought for a more equitable criminal justice system during these negotiations.

Racial Impact Statement Legislation National Scan (Updated 3.17.22)2022-03-18T09:45:04-05:00

  Racial Impact Statement Legislation National Scan (Updated 3.17.22)

In the absence of racial impact assessment, legislation that “appears” race-neutral at face value can, in practice, adversely – and disparately – affect New York’s children and families of color. Just as our State legislators consider the fiscal and environmental impacts of new laws, so too must they examine the potential racial disparities of all legislation and rule-making activity – prior to enactment.

Our New York Children’s Budget: A Community Vision for Prioritizing Our Children2022-03-04T08:38:05-05:00

  Our New York Children’s Budget: A Community Vision for Prioritizing Our Children

New York can and must do better for our children, youth and families. This report is a blueprint for addressing the most pressing needs of New York children, and the Governor and the Legislature must adopt these proposals in the Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget to realize our bold vision rooted in making opportunities accessible, ending harm and transforming systems.

CDF-NY Testimony | Joint Legislative Hearing on the 2022-2023 New York State Taxes Executive Budget2022-02-15T20:22:05-05:00

  CDF-NY Testimony | Joint Legislative Hearing on the 2022-2023 New York State Taxes Executive Budget

The Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) thanks the chairs of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee for the opportunity to submit testimony on the 2022 – 2023 New York State Taxes Executive Budget Proposal.

CDF-NY Testimony | Joint Legislative Hearing on the 2022-2023 New York State Mental Hygiene Executive Budget2022-02-14T20:49:02-05:00

  CDF-NY Testimony | Joint Legislative Hearing on the 2022-2023 New York State Mental Hygiene Executive Budget

The Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) thanks the chairs of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee for the opportunity to submit testimony on the 2022 – 2023 New York State Mental Hygiene Executive Budget Proposal.

CDF-NY Testimony | Joint Legislative Hearing on the 2022-2023 New York State Health/Medicaid Executive Budget2022-02-08T18:35:09-05:00

  CDF-NY Testimony | Joint Legislative Hearing on the 2022-2023 New York State Health/Medicaid Executive Budget

The Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) thanks the chairs of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee for the opportunity to submit testimony on the 2022 – 2023 New York State Health/Medicaid Executive Budget Proposal.

CDFNY Ampliación del Crédito Tributario por Hijos (2022)2022-02-07T21:15:15-05:00

  CDFNY Ampliación del Crédito Tributario por Hijos (2022)

Las familias que recibieron pagos mensuales del CTC el año pasado deben presentar sus impuestos del 2021 antes del 18 de abril del 2022 para recibir el resto de su Crédito. ¡Las familias que no se inscribieron en el CTC el año pasado aún pueden recibir un Crédito completo si presentan sus impuestos del 2021!

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