Poverty Tracker Data Used to Look at NYC Food Assistance Programs and Their Impact on Poverty

The latest data coming from the Robin Hood Poverty Tracker reveals that over one in ten New Yorkers—nearly 1 Million people—often go without enough food to eat.  In our latest report, Food Pantry or Food Stamps: As NYC Food Assistance Programs Grow, How Much Does Poverty Decline?, we use Poverty Tracker data to look at the coping strategies that families facing food insecurity turn to when trying to put food on the table and the potential impact of food assistance programs on poverty in NYC. Access the report here