CSS Albany Advocacy Day 2010
Senator Montgomery greets members of the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) during their visit to Albany. Pictured with the Senator (from l-r) are Melissa Kostvoski, Jean Blount, Victor Pate and Gail Douglas.
The CSS is a 160 year-old institution that has been on the cutting edge of public policy innovations to support poor New Yorkers in their quest to be full participants in the civic life of the nation’s largest city. CSS employs a variety of tools – advocacy, direct service, research and policy analysis, and strategic partnerships – to forge consensus on appropriate policy interventions to facilitate the economic mobility of low-income New Yorkers.