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Mapping Community Assets on Keeping Track Online to Examine Child Welfare Needs

CCC’s Keeping Track Online data resource continues to be the go-to source for understanding the needs and opportunities to improve child and family well-being across the 59 community districts. This includes the dozens of nonprofit organizations throug …

End Adolescent Solitary Confinement

Join us in calling for Gov. Cuomo to end the solitary confinement of 16- and 17-year-olds.

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’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 …

Trump Administration’s Proposal Threatens Services for Thousands of Low-Income Families

On May 6th, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a request for comments on changing how poverty is measured in the United States. The proposed change would lower the already low income-eligibility cutoffs for federal assistance program …

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 …

CCC of New York Presents Community Conversations

*Llama Carlos Rosales (al numero 212-673-1800 ext. 13) para asistencia en español para este evento. Over several months, CCC and our partners have hosted sessions to listen and learn from families in Elmhurst and Corona about the most important needs a …

CCC Testimony before the New York City Council Committee on Finance

Alice Bufkin, CCC’s Director of Policy for Child and Adolescent Health, testified on May 23 in front of the New York City Council Committee on Finance regarding Mayor de Blasio’s 2020 Executive Budget. In her testimony, Alice applauded the Mayor for in …

YouthAction Community Leadership Course Foster Care for Youth 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’s public and private schools. CCC is an independent child advocacy organization who …

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