There are about 6,800 young homeless people under the age of 24 in New York, but many advocates believe that number is low, considering youth homelessness is often overlooked.
- April 13, 2017
- March 27, 2017
“There’s nothing left for me there,” said Reshma Jaigobin, a 21-year-old immigrant from Guyana, reflecting on her homeland.
- March 22, 2017
At our 2016 benefit, we launched a $50 million five-year effort — called the Fund for Early Learning (FUEL).
- March 16, 2017
“A range of perspectives leads to collaborative tension and that’s the essence of good governance,” said Victoria B. Bjorklund,
- March 8, 2017
For four days a week, 12 grueling hours a day, Kimberly Paulissaint would stand and ring up customers, stock shelves, or assist customers at the supermarket where she worked. She made $7.75 an hour after a raise.
- March 7, 2017
Alicia Rueda spends most of her days surrounded by bright roses shipped fresh from her native Ecuador, running a small import business in Flushing, Queens.
- February 15, 2017
“I come from an area with some of the poorest zip codes in the nation. I grew up without a lot of possibilities — things were very limited,” Brian Walkup, 48, remembers.
- February 6, 2017
In partnership with the Russell Sage Foundation, Robin Hood is bringing together leading thinkers to participate in the inaugural Poverty Solutions Conference,
- December 20, 2016
April Canselo, 53, has plenty of love to give. She has 3 children, 3 adopted children, and 11 grandkids.
- December 17, 2016
“At times it feels like you’re trying to boil the ocean,” said Barbara Chang, the executive director of the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development.