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New Infographic Illustrates the Disproportionate Number Of Children and Low-Income Families Facing Homeless Crisis

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 – NEW YORK, NY – As New York City’s homeless population continues to reach crisis levels, the Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC) today released an infographic that illustrates how this crisis is having a disproportionate i …

Urge lawmakers to Increase Funding For Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education

Ensure infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities will receive timely care, or if it will include rate increases for Preschool Special Education Programs.

CCC Testimony New York City Council Committee on Education

On March 21, CCC testified in front of the New York City Council Committee on Education to highlight the needs of New York City children and the impact Mayor de Blasio’s proposed 2020 budget could have on them. Among other proposals, Alice Bufkin, CCC’ …

Support stable housing for New York families

Urge lawmakers to support and fully fund a statewide HSS program.

Family Homelessness in New York City

The need to address homelessness is as pressing as ever. The past few years have laid bare the persistent and far-reaching effects of the affordable housing crisis in New York City. Citizens’ Committee for Children recently published an infographic to …

Support Children’s Mental Health

Urge lawmakers to support Children’s Mental Health.

CCC Testimony in front of City Council Committee on Youth Services

CCC testified on March 11 in front of the New York City Council Committee on Youth Services regarding the proposed 2020 New York City budget. Among many items we are advocating be included in the city budget, Raysa Rodgriguez — CCC’s Associate Executiv …

CCC’s New Analysis and Data Resource: Where Children and Families Receive Subsidized Early Care and Educational Services in NYC

In anticipation of the rollout of several requests for proposals as part of the new birth to five early childhood education system, CCC analyzed enrollment data from the Administration for Children’s Services and Department of Education. The analysis p …

Address the needs of at-risk youth and protect them from harm

Did you know that Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget calls to eliminate options to intervene in the lives of children or adolescents who have shown risky or unsafe behavior?

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