New York City has one of the largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) populations in the country. Our latest report uses the Poverty Tracker data to look more closely at how LGB-identified New Yorkers are faring with respect to a number of measures of wellbeing such as health, poverty, and hardship. The report features the first published estimates material hardship among the LBG-identified population in New York City. Access the report to learn more.
In other Poverty Tracker news, Robin Hood recently released a Poverty Tracker spotlight on service use among New York City families with children. The spotlight examines reports of child-related service needs from academics to child care to behavior issues. Findings show that low-income families were least likely to get all of the help that they needed for their child-related problems. Read the spotlight to learn more.