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As Homelessness Crisis Continues, City Councilmembers Join Advocates To Demand Increased Support In City Schools For Students Living In Shelters

For Immediate Release                                                                       AFC Contact: Randi Levine, Policy Director • 347-351-0569 • rlevine@afcnyc.org Sarah Part, Communications Associate • 212-822-9517 • spart@afcnyc.org Win Contac …

Northern Manhattan Residents Advocate for Fairer Housing Prices

Like many New Yorkers, residents of northern Manhattan have been battling rising rent prices over the last few years. The impact of soaring rent prices, however, have been especially disruptive to long-time residents in the area. Many of the residents …

Keeping Track of Housing in Northern Manhattan

This spotlight on northern Manhattan looks at data related to housing in the community districts of West Harlem (Community District 109), Central Harlem (110), and Washington Heights (112). We focus specifically on rental overcrowding, rent burden, and …

CCC Statement in Response to the New York State Adopted Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2018 Contacts: Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org (212) 673-1800 x18 Stephanie Gendell, sgendell@cccnewyork.org (212) 673-1800 x17   CCC is grateful to the family members, providers, advocates, and everyday New Y …

Recommendations for Improving School Access and Success for Rising Numbers of Students in Temporary Housing

In 2016-2017, 104,088 students in New York City schools were identified as homeless. If these students made up their own school district, it would be one of the thirty largest districts in the nation, with twice the number of students as the entire Bos …

CCC’s New York State Budget Recommendations For State Fiscal Year 2018-2019

CCC responded to the New York State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget proposals with Budget Recommendations for the Governor and State Legislature. Notably, CCC supported a number of proposals to benefit children and families, including an additio …

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 …

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 …

Family Homelessness Coalition Platform

The Family Homelessness Coalition, a coalition representing service providers, housing providers, children’s organizations, and advocacy organizations, urges the City of New York to launch a coordinated, multi-agency, collaborative effort focused on th …

TESTIMONY: OVERSIGHT: Oversight: Support for Homeless Students

On October 11, 2017, CCC testified before the New York City Council General Welfare and Education Committees regarding the need for more support for homeless students.  CCC also testified in support of several pieces of legislation aimed at providing d …

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