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We fight poverty on multiple fronts to build a stronger, more equitable New York. Our Issues


Hot Bread Kitchen’s Recipe for Success

Hot Bread Kitchen is a nonprofit business that offered employee health coverage, yet CEO Jessamyn Rodriguez was searching for better options: That's when she called CSS’s Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP) for help.

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Our History

A Look Back

Former CSS social worker Harry Hopkins (1890-1943) went on to became F.D.R.’s most trusted advisor during the New Deal and World War II.

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Facts & Figures


One-third of NYC's voting-age citizens lives in a low-income household. Find out about the hopes and challenges of "The Unheard Third."

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