As a membership organization of 38 settlement houses and community centers in New York City, UNH promotes and strengthens the neighborhood-based, multi-service approach to improving the lives of New Yorkers in need. Our network of non-profit organizations serves over 500,000 residents each year, and we support this work through policy development, advocacy, and capacity-building programs and activities.


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Current Campaigns

Campaign for Children

This year, C4C played a major role in advocating for Mayor de Blasio’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten plan and continues to fight for salary parity among early childhood educators.

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Campaign for Summer Jobs

In 2014, advocacy by the Campaign for Summer Jobs successfully led to Mayor de Blasio including $17.5 million to create 10,000 more jobs for teens.

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Lunch 4 Learning

UNH joined Lunch 4 Learning to advocate for free and healthy meals for all NYC public school students, regardless of income.

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Mayor de Blasio’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Executive Budget proposed several important and necessary investments in ke ...

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Statement from Susan Stamler, Executive Director of United Neighborhood Houses On Mayor de Blasio’s FY 2017 Executive Budget
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2014 Annual Report

Looking back over the last year, tremendous progress has been made in raising the voices of New York's hard working families. Learn more about UNH and our recent accomplishments in the areas of success in education, capacity-building for the next generation of non-profit leaders, supporting age-friendly communities, and more.

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