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CCC Testimony Regarding the New York State Executive Budget Proposals for Health/Medicaid Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Alice Bufkin, CCC’s Director of Policy for Child and Adolescent Health testified before the State Assembly’s Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee regarding the proposed 2019-2020 Executive Budget. On behalf of CCC, Alice praised se …

CCC Testimony: New York State Executive Budget Proposals for Human Services State Fiscal Year 2019-2020

CCC recognizes the need to be fiscally prudent. That said, we are very disappointed that the State’s Budget cuts and curtails services for the most vulnerable children and youth in the state, most glaringly impacting negatively the children of New York …

Honor the Victims of the Youth Justice System Through Continued Advocacy

We are thinking of Kalief Browder and his family. In 2010, Kalief was detained at Rikers Island at 16 while awaiting trial. He was wrongfully accused of stealing a backpack – a charge that was eventually dropped in 2013. For three years, Kalief as a te …

Testimony: Oversight: DYCD Programs (SYEP, COMPASS NYC & SONYC)

CCC is grateful for the City Council’s longstanding commitment to youth services.  The Council has been a steadfast ally and partner to protect and expand the programs that provide youth with positive social, academic, and career-development supports t …

Summer Camp Restoration Helped Thousands of Middle School Children, But Abbreviated Timeline of the Partial Restoration Left Thousands of Children Without Camp

CFY 2019 Funding was for One Year Only—So Thousands of Children, Families and Providers Will Face This Cut Again and Districts Set to Lose the Most Summer Programs Have High Rates of Child Poverty Despite the well-known fact that summer camp programmin …

Staff Spotlight: Laura Jankstrom, Director of Civic Engagement Programs

It’s been eight years since Laura Jankstrom joined the CCC staff. She first joined as a YouthAction coordinator, where she managed programming designed to help New York City high school students develop skills in leadership, advocacy, and/or civic enga …

Fall 2017 YCLC Findings and Recommendations on Youth Voice in Public Policy

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-four year old independent child advocacy organization whose missi …

Testimony: Oversight Hearing: Youth Civic Engagement Opportunities

CCC testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education and Committee on Youth Services on youth civic engagement opportunities on June 13, 2018. CCC appreciates the measures that Council Members undertake in their districts to provide op …

Statement on the City Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget

For Immediate Release: April 27, 2018 Contact: Elysia Murphy, (212) 673-1800 x18 emurphy@cccnewyork.org The Campaign for Children is extremely disappointed that the City Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget failed to make new investments to increase child …

Every student deserves an after-school and summer program

CCC and the Campaign for Children have released the second PSA in our “In Their Own Voices” series. The new video, Every NYC Student Deserves an After-school and Summer Program, highlights the importance of summer and after-school programs in the lives …

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