Poverty is not a catch phrase,it is serious reality that many New Yorkers are living with every day. New Yorkers should not have to experience the indignity of food and housing insecurity, poor quality education, inadequate or inaccessible healthcare. The austerity budgets of the past decade have contributed to New Yorkers not reaching their potential; while the millionaires and billionaires get tax breaks,” said Angela Warner Board Chair, Hunger Action Network of NYS