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2020 Census: Protecting Vulnerable New Yorkers Through a Fair & Accurate Count

Are you an educator, after-school provider, or part of another social service organization that serves children? Are you concerned about what a census undercount means for your program, students or community?  Join Citizens’ Committee for Children …

Community Risk Ranking Illustrates Dramatic Changes in Risks to Child Well-being

New York, NY – Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York (CCC) released today a new edition of the Community Risk Ranking: Child Well-Being in New York City’s 59 Community Districts.  “New York City has experienced noteworthy progress since the econ …

CCC’s Community Risk Ranking: Measuring Child Well-Being In New York City’s 59 Community Districts

CCC’s Community Risk Ranking looks at 18 different indicators across six domains of child well-being—Economic Security, Housing, Health, Education, Youth, and Family & Community—to determine where risks concentrate in New York City. Identifying whe …

Letter from CCC to Department of Homeland Security RE: Comments on Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

December 8, 2018 Sent via Electronic Submission at https://www.regulations.gov Samantha Deshommes, Chief Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security 20 Massac …

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 …

Infographic: NYC Children & Families in 2017

The U.S. Census Bureau collects and releases data on a sample of households each year through the American Community Survey, which provides community members, local government, and businesses with information about population demographics, as well as e …

Statement Regarding New Coordinators for Schools with High Numbers of Children in Temporary Housing

“CCC applauds the Department of Education for recognizing the record number of homeless students in its system as the crisis it is, and we look forward to learning more about how new coordinators will help to better address the well-being and education …

CCC Testimony: DOE Office of Pupil Transportation

CCC strongly supports the legislation under consideration  which would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report on the policies, procedures and practices of the Office of Pupil Transportation including average pupil transportation times, sch …

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