Archived News Page


Justice for the poor, too
October 9, 2015,

The Bail Trap
August 13, 2015,

High school seniors honored at Children’s Defense Fund gala
April 2, 2015, New York Amsterdam News

College Applications and Criminal Records
March 14, 2015, The New York Times

The State of New York 3/13/15 - "Raise the Age"
March 13, 2015, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Pressroom

Reducing Our Obscene Level of Child Poverty
January 28, 2015, The New York Times

2015 Opportunity Agenda: Ensuring Justice In Perception and In Reality
January 19, 2015, NYS Governor's Press Office

Gov. Cuomo Commish: New York State Should Raise the Age to 18
January 19, 2015, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

2015 Opportunity Agenda: Ensuring Justice In Perception and In Reality
January 19, 2015, NYS Governor's Press Office

Majority of U.S. public school students are in poverty
January 16, 2015, The Washington Post

Rikers to Ban Isolation for Inmates 21 and Younger
January 13, 2015, The New York Times

Emotional Baggage Drags Down Many Poor Children
January 12, 2015, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange


Statement of the Children’s Defense Fund – New York
December 4, 2014, Children's Defense Fund-New York

New York City Plans Focus on Mental Health in Justice System
December 1, 2014, The New York Times

Obamacare Enrollment Is Focus Of Armonk Talk
November 28, 2014, Daily Voice

Do Politicians Love Kids?
November 19, 2014, The New York Times

Urgen a inmigrantes hispanos a inscribirse en Obamacare
November 13, 2014, TimeWarner Cable Noticias NY1

Back to School, With Helping Others as Her Goal
November 9, 2014, The New York Times

3 New York Colleges to Drop Crime Queries for Applicants
October 26, 2014, The New York Times

538: Is This Working?
October 17, 2014, This is American Life

Before the Law
September 30, 2014, The New Yorker

Working Anything but 9 to 5
August 13, 2014, The New York Times

Poverty Is Not a State of Mind
May 18, 2014, New York Times


Child Health Now Nov 15 meeting
November 15, 2013, Children's Defense Fund- NY

ACA Toolkit November 2013
November 15, 2013, Children's Defense Fund- NY

Raise the Age campaign hopes to bar youths from adult prison
October 9, 2013, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

Advocates Want NY To "Raise The Age" On Teen Offenders
October 9, 2013, WROC-TV / CBS & FOX local affiliate

Child advocates call on Governor Cuomo and legislators to "raise the age"
October 9, 2013, WHEC-TV / NBC local affiliate

Raise the Age New York Campaign
October 9, 2013, YNN Rochester

Group wants change in how state treats some young offenders
October 9, 2013, Rochester City Newspaper

Coalition: Keep teenagers under 18 in youth court
October 2, 2013, Albany Watch blog/Gannett

A Court Just for Juveniles in N.Y.
September 16, 2013, The New York Times -- the Opinion Pages

End Mandatory Life Sentences
September 16, 2013, The New York Tmes--The Opinion Pages


Mental Illness – Fighting Stigma and Improving Access to Care
December 18, 2012, Health Justice NYC

Poor Women and Children Faced With Fiscal Threat
December 2, 2012, The New York Times

Rockaways Teen Documents Life Post-Sandy for School
November 21, 2012, SchoolBook

U.S. Extends a Deadline for States on Coverage
November 9, 2012, The New York Times

With Obama Re-elected, States Scramble Over Health Law
November 8, 2012, The New York Times

Back to School, Bundled Up, but With Lingering Questions
November 4, 2012, The New York Times

Easing the Trauma After the Storm
November 2, 2012, Well

More Children in Homeless Shelters
September 25, 2012, The New York Times

In a School Built on Trust, Metal Detectors Inject Fear
September 7, 2012, The New York Times

Delinquent by Reason of Poverty
August 31, 2012, Youth Today

Delinquent by Reason of Poverty
August 31, 2012, Youth Today

Hunger in Our Schools
August 23, 2012, Share Our Strength

Mount Vernon Kids Encourage Voter Registration
August 2, 2012, Mount Vernon Daily Voice


Viewpoint: Localizing juvenile justice spurs national reforms
November 15, 2012, Viewpoints: An American City & County Blog

Starving the Future
August 24, 2012, The New York Times

Why 'Stop and Frisk' Must Be Stopped Immediately
June 4, 2012, The Huffington Post

Students to mayor: Save our after-school care!
May 31, 2012, New York Daily News

Rochester Freedom School is a model for change
March 17, 2012,

State Keeps Death Files of Abused Children Secret
February 28, 2012, The New York Times

Cuomo Pushes New Tax Rates for Big Earners
December 4, 2011, New York Times

Lines Grow Long for Free School Meals, Thanks to Economy
November 29, 2011, The New York Times

November 8, 2011, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Reporting on Student Suspensions Is the First Step
November 7, 2011, The New York Times

Pray and commit to creating better future for Monroe's children.
November 5, 2011,

Burdening Children With a Flawed Policy
November 4, 2011, The New York Times

Kids’ Emergency Mental Health Needs Add To Safety Net’s Burden
October 14, 2011, KHN- Kaiser Health News

News Brief: Deficit Reduction Hits NYC Child and Family Services
October 14, 2011, Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy

Week of Action 2011: DSC-NY Rally at City Hall
October 6, 2011, DignityInSchools