Dollars and dreams for young New Yorkers

We need to convey to children: believe in yourself, and know that your community believes in you. And: we can prove it. That proof is visible all over the city this month: as more than 70,000 kindergartners receive their free NYC Scholarship Account. The accounts, via the NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program, are […]

We can level the playing field in college admissions

Money remains the biggest obstacle to college; it’s also among the easiest for wealthy New Yorkers to address. Research shows that establishing a college savings fund – even a small one – makes a huge difference in a child’s college prospects. A child with just a few hundred dollars in a college savings account is […]