Reports & Resources
View our latest work below.
Poll: New York’s child care crisis
This statewide poll underscores the need for New York to invest in a high-quality universal child care system that will serve all families equitably.
Report: Reducing Child Poverty in New York State
In this report, the Raising NY coalition analyzes the Empire State Child Credit, compares it to other state models, and provides recommendations on how New York can ensure the ESCC effectively reaches all eligible families to tackle our state’s child poverty problem.
Report: Raising NY OCFS CARES II, CARES III, & Stabilization Grant Data
The analysis explores how child care providers utilized this relief funding and sheds new light on which providers were able to access the money, how it was spent, and how New York can improve its systems to ensure that future funding streams are equitably distributed.
Resource: Raising NY Early Intervention Virtual Convening
In fall 2021, Raising NY hosted a virtual convening on telehealth and shared their experiences and insights on the benefits of telehealth and how the State can improve telehealth as a service delivery model.
Advancing Equity for Our Youngest New Yorkers: Statement of Principles for Child Care Expansion
As New York State and the federal government consider various proposals, the Raising NY coalition calls on leaders to adopt these four key principles to ensure that equity is the cornerstone of any new child care policy.
Report: Parents in the South Bronx face numerous challenges to accessing high-quality child care
In a series of focus groups, South Bronx parents from diverse backgrounds described a number of critical challenges they face to ensuring their children are cared for, from high costs to difficult schedules to a lack of developmental supports for their children.
Report: Strengthening the Intersect Between Home Visiting and Child Care Programs in New York State
Fostering coordination and collaboration between these home visiting and child care would support and strengthen both families with young children and the workforce that serves them.
Resource: Supporting Children and Families in Accessing Federal Tax Benefits in the Recent American Rescue Plan
This resource from spring 2021 offers employers and direct service organizations critical information they can share with employees, partners, and community groups about who qualifies for the tax credits, how much the tax credit is for, and how families can work to ensure they receive their monthly credit payments in a timely manner.
Report: New York State’s Infant and Toddler Workforce
This report offers a close look at the current state of the workforce serving infants and toddlers in New York State and includes recommendations that the state and federal government, and institutions of higher education can implement.
Poll: Parents of Infants and Toddlers Continue to Struggle During the Ongoing Pandemic
Nearly a year into the pandemic, the coronavirus crisis continues to be incredibly disruptive and put parents’ and young children’s well-being at risk. Moreover, New York’s parents of infants and toddlers continue to experience significant financial and job-related insecurity.
Statewide Data: Early Childhood Home Visiting Snapshot
New York State has the home visiting capacity to serve 6% of babies in low-income families and 3% of all children age zero to three.
Report: Needed Now More Than Ever — A Coordinated System of Home Visitation in the Era of COVID-19
In a time when the State is facing fiscal and public health crises, targeted expansion of home visiting through inclusion in Medicaid and by seeking additional federal funding would begin to address inequities caused by systemic racism, improve maternal and newborn health and wellbeing, and achieve a positive return on the public investment.
Report: New York State Home Visiting Coordination
The work product of the HVCI includes this final report and ten Regional Home Visiting Development Plans included as appendices. The plans also include regional- and county-specific priority areas.
Poll: Parents of Young Children in New York Struggling Amidst Coronavirus Crisis
At the onset of the pandemic, New York’s parents of infants and toddlers are experiencing intense financial insecurity and many parents are skipping or reducing their family’s meals.
Report: The Capacity Crisis: Time to Invest in High-Quality Child Care
Eighty-three percent of family child care providers and 64% of child care centers report that they enroll infants. Seven out of 10 child care centers and half of family child care providers are at maximum capacity for infants.
The Capacity Crisis: Regional Fact Sheets
New York must increase the availability of high-quality child care slots and ensuring that the full range of providers have the resources and support they need for stability and success. Download brief fact sheets on child care capacity and trends in each of New York’s 10 regions.
Poll: New York State’s Capacity Crisis
Poll results indicated that many child care centers and family child care providers – particularly for infant care – are at or approaching their max capacity. In addition, many programs currently have wait lists.
Poll: New Yorkers Support Investing in Quality Child Care and Other Early Childhood Initiatives
The survey found that voters across New York State – and parents of young children in particular – are overwhelmingly supportive of investing more public funds to ensure that infants and toddlers are healthy and developmentally on track at birth and throughout early childhood and would approve of the state’s elected officials supporting these efforts.