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Call on Congress to renew the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Urge your Representative to extend CHIP funding for five years.

Reducing stress for children and families

Power of Two program graduate and Bronx office manager Shamina Bermudez plays with her son. One Sunday after church, Brownsville mom Shamina Bermudez took her four children out for pizza. The pizza was too hot for her youngest, a toddler, to eat right …

Growing Up NYC: Resources to help parents thrive

Becoming a new parent can be incredibly overwhelming – especially for parents that aren’t sure where to turn for answers to the omnipresent question, “What do I do now?” New York City has lots of programs and resources to help new parents raise their c …

CCC Testimony: New York City Council Finance and Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability Services Committees Regarding The Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget

CCC submitted testimony for the New York City Council Committees on Finance and on Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability Services hearing on March 20, 2017 regarding the Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget. …

What the American Health Care Act means for NYC children

The American Health Care Act that the House of Representatives unveiled last week could have negative implications for millions of Americans, including children. We know that health coverage is essential for New York’s City’s 1.8 million children. We a …

YouthAction Community Leadership Course Teen Mental Health in NYC

Citizens’ Committee for Children’s (CCC) YouthAction Community Leadership Course (YCLC) is a youth advocacy training program for high school students from New York City. CCC is a seventy-three year old independent child advocacy organization whose miss …

Investing in Central Brooklyn

Governor Cuomo has unveiled a plan to invest $1.4 billion in central Brooklyn that could be a game-changer for children and families in the area. The plan, dubbed Vital Brooklyn, advances a holistic approach to fighting poverty that our research has sh …

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