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Request for proposals anti-poverty
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    In partnership with the HRA, NYC Opportunity is currently seeking qualified partners to conduct evaluations of anti-poverty programs and research on a broad range of issues affecting low-income residents. Read about the RFP
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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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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NYC Justice Corps
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    New research from NYC Opportunity and The Urban Institute highlights best practices and opportunities to strengthen services for justice-involved youth. 

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NYC Benefits Screening API
    NYC Opportunity has released the first-ever NYC Benefits Screening Application Programming Interface, which will make it easier to connect New Yorkers with the benefits they are potentially eligible for. 

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

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