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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 …

Hundreds of Children, Youth, Providers and Advocates Return to 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 Mayor’s Preliminary Budget Cuts Summer Camp for Over 34,000 Middle School Students Again  New York, NY:  Despite the one-year reprieve last summer, the de Blasio A …

Maps: The City FY 2019 Budget Proposes To Cut Summer Programming For 34,000+ Middle School Children Throughout New York City

Since the summer of 2015, the Campaign for Children, parents, youth, providers, and have had to advocate annually to maintain summer programming at the now over 34,000 middle school after-school slots created by the de Blasio administration.  In prior …

Reflections on SYEP Advocacy Day

Jennifer is a junior at the Baccalaureate School for Global Education. She graduated from the YCLC in the spring of 2017, and has been an active YouthAction Member ever since. I was honored to be given the opportunity to emcee the rally for the 18th an …

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