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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 …

CCC Testimony: New York City Council Finance And Youth Services Committees Regarding The Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget

CCC testified at the New York City Youth Services Committee March 16, 2018 regarding the Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget. CCC’s testimony urged the administration to end the budget dance regarding summer programs by restoring at least $20.35 millio …

Council Members, Providers and Advocates Rally at City Hall to Save Summer Programs for Over 34,000 Children — Again

For Immediate Release Contact: Elysia Murphy, (212) 673-1800 x18, emurphy@cccnewyork.org   Council Members, Providers and Advocates Rally at City Hall to Save Summer Programs for Over 34,000 Children — Again City Council Poised to Question the de …

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 …

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