The Adams Administration increased funding for the city’s Summer Youth Employment Program in the Preliminary Budget. IBO explores what we know about the planned expansion thus far and what questions remain.
The 2021 Disparity Report analyzes city-wide trends in racial disparities for youth and young adults in New York City across 28 indicators. The report finds that while disparities persist in four sectors (education, economic security, health and justice), outcomes have improved significantly.
With the parents of thousands of preschoolers needing to go to work and many K-8th grade students doing schoolwork remotely, the de Blasio Administration created the Learning Bridges and Learning Labs programs to provide care, supervision, and help with classes at hundreds of sites across the city.
On October 1, 2018, New York state "raised the age" of criminal responsibility, changing the way that the justice system handles 16- and 17-year olds who have been arrested. This new sets of laws, policies, and procedures has resulted in fewer young people facing adult prosecution.
Report provides the number of runaway and homeless youth who contacted or presented themselves to a runaway and homeless youth services program to request shelter and were not able to access shelter services during the six month period ending on June 30.