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CLC Week 3 Explores Homelessness and Housing

CLC Week 3 Explores Homelessness and Housing

CLC participants visiting St. John’s Family Place Shelter in Crown Heights.   A common challenge for New Yorkers is the soaring cost of rent. While housing costs can be an obstacle for many of the Big Apple’s residents, low-income New Yorkers are …

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, , Housing and Homelessness

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Breakfast Spotlight: Benjamin Lear, Director of ‘They Call Us Monsters’

Breakfast Spotlight: Benjamin Lear, Director of ‘They Call Us Monsters’

“The situation that they’re in is so overwhelming. To be looking at the possibility of never getting to live your life, at an age when you don’t know what it means to live your life in the first place.”  Ben Lear will receive the Samuel P. Peabody Awar …

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, , Juvenile Justice

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Community Leadership Course Kicks Off for 2016

A group of CLC participants visiting the West Side Campaign Against Hunger on the Upper West Side.   The week of September 12th marked the beginning of CCC’s 2016 Community Leadership Course, a ten-week program that teaches participants about the …

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, , , Financial Stability, Healthy, Affordable Food

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YouthAction Tackles Juvenile Justice

Each year, CCC engages over 75 NYC high school students in our advocacy. Through the YouthAction Community Leadership Course, teens are provided an introduction to a particular issue area impacting NYC youth and are trained in advocacy techniques. Many …

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CCC’s Advocacy Sets Foundation for Key Child Welfare Reforms

This past year, CCC’s advocacy has helped lay the groundwork for important child welfare reforms at the federal, state and city levels.  Through collaborations with legislative champions, City and State agencies, and our child welfare colleagues – incl …

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