Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

2009 Annual Report

Publication Date: March 2010

In 1989, the National Center for Children in Poverty was created at the request of the Carnegie Corporation and the Ford Foundation to focus on the youngest children in poverty. In the ensuing 20 years NCCP’s mission has expanded to include children of all ages, and their families.

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