Potential Risk Factors

The risk factors listed in this section were identified by the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School (http://bit.ly/Risk_Map) as high risk factors for chronic absence and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (http://bit.ly/CommRisk) as factors that affect the health and safety of the community.

Vacant Storefronts


Empty lots


Burned out buildings/ homes


Traffic dangers


Gang activity


Crime


Transportation options


Housing quality


Housing instability


Economic stress


Air quality


Involvement with ACS


Adult educational attainment


Incarceration