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Legislators, Families, Union Members, Providers and Advocates Rally at NYC City Hall to Oppose Proposed State Budget Cuts that Target Child Safety and Family Well-being in NYC

Governor’s Budget Targets NYC with Cuts to Child Protective Services, Preventive Services and Juvenile Justice Close to Home Program Funding PHOTOS: Available HERE (Photo Credit: New York State Child Welfare Coalition) Dozens of legislators, parents, u …

Legislators, Families, Providers and Advocates Rally in Albany To Prevent Proposed Cuts to Services for Most Vulnerable Children and Families

For Immediate Release:  February 12, 2018 Contact: Elysia Murphy,  (212) 673-1800 x18 emurphy@cccnewyork.org Kari Siddiqui,  (518) 463-1896  ksiddiqui@scaany.org Coalition Urges State to Reject Cuts to Child Protective Services, Services that Prevent C …

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 …

Advocates and Providers Set to Testify Against State Budget Cuts Targeted at Vulnerable Children, Youth and Families

For Immediate Release:  February 5, 2018 Contact: Elysia Murphy, (212) 673-1800 x18 emurphy@cccnewyork.org Kari Siddiqui, (518) 463-1896  ksiddiqui@scaany.org Tomorrow, dozens of providers and advocates from throughout the state will be heading to Alba …

What Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget means for children and families

Yesterday, Governor Cuomo released his Executive Budget for State Fiscal Year 2018-2019. The Executive Budget includes a number of proposals CCC supports such as investments in prekindergarten, after-school programs, community schools, child care, the …

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 …

New York State Passes Legislation to Help Children in Foster Care by Enhancing KinGAP

This week, Governor Cuomo signed legislation sponsored and championed by Assembly member Hevesi and Senator Avella, which will help more children leave foster care to live permanently with family members more quickly. Citizens’ Committee for Children h …

Statement in Response to Governor Cuomo’s proclamation of September as Kinship Care month

Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC) and Schuyler Center for Advocacy and Analysis (SCAA) thank Governor Cuomo for proclaiming September Kinship Care month. As the Governor states, kinship caregivers provide unparalleled support to hundreds of thousa …

Statement in Response to Governor Cuomo’s proclamation of September as Kinship Care month

For Immediate Release September 25, 2017 Contact: Elysia Murphy (212) 673-1800 x18 emurphy@cccnewyork.org Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC) and Schuyler Center for Advocacy and Analysis (SCAA) thank Governor Cuomo for proclaiming September Kinship …

CCC TESTIMONY: Child Welfare Bills

On June 14, 2017, CCC testified before the City Council General Welfare Committee oversight hearing regarding five child welfare bills and a resolution in support of state passage of the home stability support program. CCC’s testimony generally support …

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