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CCC Testimony: Access to Mental Health and Developmental Disability Services

On December 6, 2018, CCC testified before the Assembly Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities on a hearing related to access to mental health and developmental disability services and supports. In January, the State will be …

Proposed U.S. Public Charge Rule Threatens NYC Kids, Families

This Op ED was originally published as an CityViews opinion column in City Limits on November 19, 2018.  The past two years have seen a wave of anti-immigrant policy proposals at the federal level that have resulted in a climate that threatens the very …

Oversight: The Impact of the Proposed “Public Charge” Rule on NYC

CCC testified before the City Council Health, Immigration, and General Welfare Committees on the proposed change to the public charge rule, which is one of a series of cruel, deeply harmful policies from the Trump Administration that target immigrant c …

El Nido: Preparing families for the future in Washington Heights

When we interviewed residents of northern Manhattan for our report, Celebrating Strengths, Addressing Needs: Community Driven Solutions To Improve Well-Being In Northern Manhattan, one of the biggest concerns we heard was around a lack of access to inf …

Testimony: Oversight Hearing: Maternal Mortality in New York City

CCC appreciates the work the DOHMH has done to improve infant and maternal health in the city. The department’s Birth Equity Initiative, home visiting programs, Healthy Start Brooklyn, and expansion of maternal depression screenings are among the impor …

Testimony: Bills to Support Parents and Caregivers

CCC testified before the New York City Council Committees on Women and Governmental Operations on June 19, 2018. The introduction of the “Mother’s Day Package” of bills is a testament to the City Council’s ongoing commitment to improving supports for p …

CCC Testimony: Public Testimony On City Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget

CCC testified before the New York City Council Finance Committee regarding the Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget on May 24, 2018. CCC supported Executive Budget investments of $125 million in fair student funding, $30.55 million to expand early literac …

On Maternal and Infant Mortality: Still Much to be Done

Last week, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) released the latest data on infant mortality in New York City.  The infant mortality rate – or the number of deaths before a baby’s first birthday per 1,000 births – is an imp …

CCC Statement in Response to the New York State Adopted Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2018 Contacts: Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org (212) 673-1800 x18 Stephanie Gendell, sgendell@cccnewyork.org (212) 673-1800 x17   CCC is grateful to the family members, providers, advocates, and everyday New Y …

CCC Keeps the Pressure on in Albany

More than 40 volunteers and staff from CCC traveled to Albany yesterday to voice our strong concern about State Budget proposals that would negatively impact children and their families.  These proposals include cuts to child welfare services in New Yo …

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