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April 2, 2020

On Friday, the president signed into law The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The $2.1 trillion CARES Act provides significant support for people, states, the health care system, small businesses, and yes, big businesses too.

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March 1, 2020

The Interfaith Census 2020 Coalition is launching a first-of-its-kind census mobilization effort. It’s a partnership between city government and New York City faith leaders and communities. The goal is increased participation in this year’s census in historically undercounted communities.

September 26, 2019

Today’s release by the U.S. Census Bureau of local poverty statistics indicates that New York City residents experienced reductions in poverty and increases in median household income from 2017 to 2018. Any reduction in the number of people living in poverty is heartening; yet a cursory look at the data reveals that we are only at the beginning of the journey to economic equity for all New Yorkers.