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community schools impact findings for students

    NYC Opportunity, in partnership with DOE and DOHMH, have released a new evaluation of the Community Schools initiative.

    Conducted by Rand, the assessment showed that Community Schools positively impacted student graduation rates, and reduced chronic absenteeism.

     

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City skyline announcing NYC Opportunity's 2019 Annual Report

    NYC Opportunity Releases its Biannual Report

    In this year’s digital report NYC Opportunity highlights 9 initiatives that reflect some of the broad work of our office from 2018 and 2019.
NYCgov Poverty Measure Report

    "The New York City Government Poverty Measure, 2017" was released in May 2019. The five years of data highlighted in the report show the number of New Yorkers in poverty has declined significantly from 2013 to 2017.

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call for collaborative innovation winners
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    NYC Opportunity today announced the new projects that are launching in response to a “Call for Collaborative Innovations” it issued to all New York City government agencies. Projects will fund human services agencies to overcome service silos and achieve better outcomes for vulnerable residents.

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The Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity helps the City use evidence and innovation to reduce poverty and increase equity.

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