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Housing Subsidies: A shelter is no place for a child to grow up.

Check out the letter in today’s New York Times by our very own Elizabeth Hoffman about the critical need for rental subsidies to help families and children access permanent housing. To the Editor: Every day, the number of children growing up in homeles …

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CCC Reacts to Federal Investigation of Treatment of Teens at Rikers Island

Read our recent Letter to the Editor in the New York Times about why we need to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility in New York! To the Editor: Sadly, your article about the Department of Justice report on violence at the Rikers Island jail comple …

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, Juvenile Justice

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New Kids Count Data Released: How does NYC compare?

New Kids Count Data Released: How does NYC compare?

A new Kids Count Data Book was released last week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, showing that many of the trends we are seeing in our own Keeping Track data hold true on a national scale. In New York City, despite other signs of economic growth, we …

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, Education, Financial Stability, Health and Mental Health

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Green Carts: Bringing Healthy Food to New Yorkers

Green Carts: Bringing Healthy Food to New Yorkers

New York City’s Green Cart Initiative brings fresh fruits and vegetables into low-income neighborhoods where access to healthy food has historically been limited. In 2008, the City established the new Green Cart permit so that vendors are able to sell …

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, Healthy, Affordable Food

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New York City Budget is a Big Win for Children!

In the early morning hours of June 26th, while most of the city’s 1.8 million children were likely sleeping, the City Council voted to adopt a budget for Fiscal Year 2015. The Fiscal Year 2015 Adopted Budget is poised to make New York City a better pla …

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, Child Welfare, Early Childhood Education, Education, Financial Stability, Health and Mental Health, Healthy, Affordable Food, Housing and Homelessness, Juvenile Justice, Youth Services

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