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FIGHT POVERTY
Save affordable housing. Create job opportunities. Redesign homeless shelters. Improve policies that affect the neediest. Feed the hungry. Help survivors of abuse.

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CHAMPION JUSTICE
Protect civil liberties. Advance women’s rights. Reform criminal justice. Help immigrants. Curb student arrests in schools. Foster intercultural understanding. Increase access to justice. Encourage civic action.

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SUPPORT LGBTQ NEW YORK
Champion rights. Build community. Improve health. Celebrate history. Help LGBTQ immigrants get asylum. Train young leaders and activists. Give back to LGBTQ elders.

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HELP CHILDREN & TEENS
Improve childhood development. Train childcare workers. Blend academics with sports. Help those with disabilities. Improve the odds for kids in foster care.

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IMPROVE EDUCATION
Advocate for better schools. Reduce reliance on suspending students. Improve early-childhood literacy. Help English-language learners. Promote STEM (science technology engineering math). Prep for college success.

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MAKE NEW YORK HEALTHIER
Improve the health system for everyone. Help people with disabilities. Support biomedical research. Address mental health. Confront substance abuse. Promote animal welfare.

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PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
Make cities greener. Confront climate change. Reduce toxic exposure. Clean the air and water. Improve our parks. Promote renewable energy. Protect habitats for wildlife migration.

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STRENGTHEN THE ARTS
Promote arts throughout the boroughs. Make rehearsal space affordable. Help cultural institutions become more welcoming. Encourage arts groups to become more efficient. Expand arts education in public schools. Champion historic preservation.

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CARE FOR THE ELDERLY
Make it easier for seniors to age at home. Train home-care workers. Help older New Yorkers become community leaders. Make neighborhoods more welcoming to elders. Improve senior centers. Care for the chronically ill.

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