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86% of Capital District Residents Say Government Food Programs are Necessary

Friday, April 28, 2017

86% of Capital District Residents Say Government Food Programs are Necessary; Just Over Half Say They are Being Misused
Compared to Rest of State: More Capital District Residents Donate Food/dollars for Hunger Relief; 2 in 10 Volunteer; Less Use SNAP or Food Pantries
8 in 10 Say Employment, Food Affordability, and Meal Planning are Significant Issues for Lower-income Residents
94% agree, “No One in New York Should Go Hungry,” on Par With Rest of State
Rensselaer County Residents and Blacks/Hispanics Struggle Most to Put Food on Table


The Adirondack Council Public Opinion Survey Results

Monday, April 10, 2017

Statewide study on New Yorkers' opinions on the Adirondacks


NY’ers Say Lower Income Neighbors Face Significant Food Challenges

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

NY’ers Say Lower Income Neighbors Face Significant Food Challenges; Affordability, Meal Planning, Access & Transportation
Nearly Half Donate Food or Dollars to Address Hunger; 18% Volunteer Time
12% Receive Food from Pantry or Program; 17% Use SNAP or WIC
Virtually All Agree: ‘In NY, No One Should Go HUNGRY’


50% in Capital Region Plan to Visit New Casino; 31% to Gamble, 42% for Spa, Dining, 20% to Shop

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

NY Council on Problem Gambling/Siena College: Special Capital Region Poll
50% in Capital Region Plan to Visit New Casino; 31% to Gamble, 42% for Spa, Dining, 20% to Shop
Mixed on Casino’s Impacts; See Jobs & Revenues But Also Social Problems; Majority Says NY Gambling Amendment Right Decision
8 of 10 Gamble, at Least a Little; Scratch-offs, Track, Slots, Sports, Most Popular
2/3rds Think Casinos will Increase Problem Gambling; More a Disease than a Choice; Look to Treatment Programs, Gamblers Anonymous to Help


SCRI and Brown University Community Engagement Initiative

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Siena College Research Institute is partnering with Brown University on an initiative to advance community engagement and social innovation by colleges and universities.