Children’s Issues

Citizens’ Committee for Children advocates to ensure that every New York child is healthy, housed, educated and safe. Learn more about the children’s issues we work on.

Child Welfare

Child Welfare

We advocate to keep children safe while strengthening their families.

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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

We advocate for every young child to be prepared for kindergarten.

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Education

Education

We advocate for every child to have a high-quality education.

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Financial Stability

Financial Stability

We advocate to end childhood poverty and for families to be able to save money.

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Health & Mental Health

Health & Mental Health

We advocate for services that support children’s mental and emotional well-being.

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Healthy Affordable Food

Healthy Affordable Food

We advocate to combat childhood obesity and eliminate childhood hunger.

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Housing & Homelessness

Housing & Homelessness

We advocate for safe and stable housing for children, youth and their families.

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Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice

We advocate to keep communities safe and to provide rehabilitative services to youth.

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Youth Services

Youth Services

We advocate for all youth to have access to programs that will preparethem to be successful adults.

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