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Why DOE’s birth-to-five RFPs need to be fixed

Community-based organizations are the backbone of Mayor de Blasio’s effort to expand early childhood education programs and are largely responsible for the success of his Pre-K and 3-K expansions. Earlier this year, the Department of Education (DOE) re …

CBO Centers are essential to educating NYC’s young children

Community-based organization (CBOs) programs provide services for most young children enrolled in the city-funded early childhood education system — particularly those with high economic need. Currently, there are 81,611 children under age 5 enrolled i …

Inadequate Funding Threatens Program Quality & Stability

Community-based organization (CBOs) programs provide services for most young children enrolled in the city-funded early childhood education system — particularly those with high economic need. Currently, there are 81,611 children under age 5 enrolled i …

CCC’s NYC Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget Summary

On April 25, 2019, Mayor de Blasio released his $92.5 billion Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2020, which begins July 1, 2019. The Executive Budget includes additional investments for important programs and initiatives that would benefit children, fam …

Summary of the New York City Fiscal Year 2020 Executive Budget

On April 25, 2019, Mayor de Blasio released his $92.5 billion Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2020, which begins July 1, 2019. Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC) appreciates the de Blasio Administration’s efforts to make New York City a fairer and …

CCC Testimony: New York State Complete Count Commission Hearing

On May 1, Sophia Halkitis, CCC’s Data Analyst, testified in front of the New York State Complete Count Commission regarding methods to ensure a complete count of all New Yorkers in the 2020 Census. Sophia’s recommendations included: Target census outre …

CCC Testimony: City Council General Welfare Committee regarding Mayor de Blasio’s Preliminary Budget

CCC Associate Executive Director for Policy and Child Advocacy Raysa Rodriguez testified in front the City Council General Welfare Committee regarding Mayor de Blasio’s preliminary budget. Among many initiatives, Raysa called for the city pay all early …

Take Action in Support of CBO teachers

On April 25, Mayor de Blasio released his Executive Budget for FY 2020 and still neglected to address the wage gap between early childhood educators. Despite the important role that CBOs play in implementing UPK and 3-K and their long history of care f …

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