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Citizenship Question Dropped But Attacks On Immigrants Continue

After months of litigation, the Trump administration announced on July 11th that the citizenship question will not be included in the 2020 census questionnaire. CCC joins with our partners in asserting that the goal of the citizenship question was to s …

City Announces Deal on Early Education Salary Parity

Today, Mayor de Blasio, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and leaders at DC37, DC 1707 and the Day Care Council announced a labor agreement for early educators. As you know, early childhood education has a transformative impact on children and familie …

City’s FY 2020 Budget Puts Children First

On June 19, 2019, the City Council approved a CFY 2020 Adopted Budget that clearly puts the needs of the city’s children and families first. From addressing pay inequity among the early education workforce, investing in summer camp and afterschool, cen …

CCC Summary of Actions Taken New York City Fiscal Year 2020 Adopted Budget

We applaud the City Council and the de Blasio Administration for putting the needs of New York City’s children and families first in the CFY 2020 Adopted Budget. We want to take this opportunity to thank the Administration, Speaker Corey Johnson and me …

How the U.S. Government Decides Who is In Poverty and Why That Method Is Flawed

A recent policy proposal is seeking to change the way the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is measured. The proposed change would lower the already low income- eligibility cutoffs for federal programs, such as Medicaid, CHIP, and SNAP,reducing or eliminatin …

Teachers, Families, Community-Based Organizations, and Advocates Rally at Tweed Courthouse to Demand Salary Parity in Early Childhood Education

Unified Birth-to-Five education system not feasible without equal pay for equal work NEW YORK – Hundreds of teachers, children, parents, community leaders, and elected officials gathered on the steps of Tweed Courthouse, the home of the Department of E …

Your Support on Salary Parity is Still Needed

Thanks to our e-action network, our Salary Parity Week of Action with the Campaign for Children was a great success. Our supporters sent hundreds of emails, made phone calls and used social media to tweet at Mayor de Blasio and other key city leaders. …

Support Funding for Breakfast in the Classroom

We are extremely disappointed in the Mayor’s decision to cut $6 million from the Breakfast in the Classroom program. Since the program was enacted in 2015, more than 70,000 additional children now eat school breakfast. Hunger affects one in five childr …

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