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    The Center for Economic Opportunity and HHS-Connect have merged to form NYC Opportunity.
Mayoral Forum 2017
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    NYC Opportunity hosted a forum on “Using Evidence and Innovation to Reduce Poverty and Inequality,” featuring Mayor de Blasio, Ford Foundation’s President Darren Walker, and NYC Opportunity’s Executive Director Matt Klein in an armchair discussion about the way forward.
Screenshot of the Access NYC application homepage
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    In March 2017, NYC Opportunity launched a new mobile-first ACCESS NYC, a website that allows New Yorkers to screen for eligibility for over 30 City, State, and Federal benefit programs.
Presenters at the Social Innovation Fund convening
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    NYC Opportunity and the Mayor’s Fund gathered partners from across the Connections to Care network to reflect on successes and lessons of the first year of this ThriveNYC initiative, hearing directly from providers about their experiences to date and plans for the upcoming year.

NYC Government Poverty Measure report cover
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    The New York City Government's annual report on poverty was released on May 16, 2017.

Welcome to the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity)

A new name for an expanded office.

NYC Opportunity combines two formerly separate units – the Center for Economic Opportunity and HHS-Connect – into a single mayoral office to help the City use evidence and innovation to reduce poverty and increase equity. You can read more about us, our history and what we do.

Learn more about NYC Opportunity and Keep up-to-date with the latest news.

Please note that reports and other materials that are found on this site produced prior to May 16, 2017 by the Center or HHS-Connect retain their original titles.