ROBIN HOOD, ADVOCATES, CHILD CARE PROVIDERS, BUSINESS LEADERS TO RELEASE RESULTS OF STATEWIDE POLL ON INCREASING CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES
New York, NY – Robin Hood, advocates, child care providers, and business leaders will hold a press conference on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 10:00 am, to release the results of a statewide poll on increasing child care investment in New York State. Policymakers in Albany are currently debating expanding child care subsidies as part of the state budget, which is due on March 31st. This new poll will show which New Yorkers support increased investment in child care, how New Yorkers are having trouble accessing quality child care, and what this increased investment will mean for families. A remote stream will be available via Zoom.
- Richard Buery, Jr., Robin Hood CEO
- Dia N. Bryant, Executive Director of Ed Trust – NY
- Shanette Linton, Little Leaders Group Family Day Care
- Jessica Sager, All Our Kin CEO
- Michaella Blissett Williams, a graduate of Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Business Voices Initiative
WHEN: March 2, 2022, at 10 AM ET
WHERE: Robin Hood Offices, 826 Broadway, 9th Floor New York, NY 10003
REMOTE STREAM: available at https://robinhoodnyc.zoom.us/j/81020182325
Please note: Robin Hood requires all visitors to its office to show proof of vaccination along with a valid photo ID to gain entry to our office. All guests are subject to a temperature check and must complete a short health questionnaire on site upon arrival.
About Robin Hood:
Robin Hood has been fighting poverty in New York City since 1988. Because Robin Hood’s board covers all overhead, 100% of every donation goes directly to the poverty fight. Last year, Robin Hood awarded $172 million in grants, filling a critical void during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing cash assistance, meals, housing, healthcare, education, and other urgent needs to one million New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19, as well as funding an array of programs and initiatives developed to elevate families out of poverty in New York City. Follow the organization on Twitter @RobinHoodNYC and learn more at www.robinhood.org.