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National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) aims to improve the lives of low-income children and their families.

NCCP conducts research and makes informed policy recommendations in order to reduce the number of American families experiencing hardship. Areas of focus include聽early childhood education, paid family leave,聽disability, immigration, physical and mental health, and more.聽As a result of the center’s decades-long work, children and families enduring the physical, mental, and emotional distress of poverty have a chance at a happier and healthier life.

Formerly located at Columbia University鈥檚 Mailman School of Public Health, NCCP officially joined the 绿帽社 Graduate School of Education on July 1, 2019.