A Look at the Numbers
million working-age households in New York are unable to meet basic needs.
a year falls far short of providing a family of four with the necessary resources to thrive and meet their basic needs. Unfortunately, this is the poverty threshold established by the federal government.
decrease in Federal and State funding over the last year for critical human services to children and families in NYC.
of the 125,000 human services workers are people of color, many of whom do not earn but deserve fair, livable wages.