Policy Advocacy

Our policy advocacy efforts advance evidence-based solutions to fight poverty and expand economic mobility for low-income New Yorkers.

The Issues

In the journey toward economic mobility, certain aspects of life play a pivotal role. These elements fall into key issue areas, addressed by targeted solutions that pair Robin Hood’s grantmaking and policy advocacy to break the cycle of poverty:

Research & Evidence

To support our grantmaking, we fund and create research efforts aimed at dismantling systemic barriers and create lasting change. Learn more about our landmark Poverty Tracker study and other Robin Hood-funded reports here.

Programs & Initiatives

Data, evidence, and the experiences of our grantees inform Robin Hood’s policy agenda. Our policy change campaigns and initiatives serve to amplify the impact of our core grant-making portfolio, addressing poverty at all stages of life.