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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 …

Recommendations for Improving School Access and Success for Rising Numbers of Students in Temporary Housing

In 2016-2017, 104,088 students in New York City schools were identified as homeless. If these students made up their own school district, it would be one of the thirty largest districts in the nation, with twice the number of students as the entire Bos …

CCC’s New York State Budget Recommendations For State Fiscal Year 2018-2019

CCC responded to the New York State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget proposals with Budget Recommendations for the Governor and State Legislature. Notably, CCC supported a number of proposals to benefit children and families, including an additio …

Testimony: New York State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget Human Services Hearing

On February 6, 2018, CCC testified before the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees regarding the State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget proposals related to human services. CCC’s testimony focused on our concerns a …

Renewing our commitment to NYC children and families

A new year is a time for a fresh start, but for many, the threats looming at the federal level that may result in cuts to critical services for low-income children and families leave little hope for the future.  Additional challenges may emerge as the …

Family Homelessness Coalition Platform

The Family Homelessness Coalition, a coalition representing service providers, housing providers, children’s organizations, and advocacy organizations, urges the City of New York to launch a coordinated, multi-agency, collaborative effort focused on th …

TESTIMONY: OVERSIGHT: Oversight: Support for Homeless Students

On October 11, 2017, CCC testified before the New York City Council General Welfare and Education Committees regarding the need for more support for homeless students.  CCC also testified in support of several pieces of legislation aimed at providing d …

Letter from CCC and Advocates for Children re: Students in Temporary Housing

November 3, 2017 The Honorable Bill de Blasio Mayor of the City of New York City Hall New York, NY 10007 The Honorable Carmen Fariña Chancellor, New York City Department of Education 52 Chambers Street New York, NY 10007 Dear Mayor de Blasio and Chance …

For homeless children, ‘back to school’ brings fresh challenges

Across New York City, 1.1 million children are anxious for their first day of school.  Many are thinking about who their new teachers will be, which other kids will be in their class, what they will wear on that first morning, and how much homework the …

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