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Citizens' Committee for Children

  • In Push for City Resources, Advocates Show Acute Impacts of Homelessness

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    (photo: Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office)

    As examination of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s preliminary budget for next city fiscal year continues, the Citizens’ Committee for Children, a small data- and advocacy-focused non-profit, is releasing a new infographic capturing key aspects of the city’s homelessness crisis, particularly the high proportions of families with children and black and Latino families that make up the city’s homeless population.

    It also points to the high number of students experiencing homelessness and raises the issue