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City Council’s Budget Response Advances Important Issues

Since Mayor de Blasio released his Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 in February and signaled his plans to cut funding for key programs impacting children, our advocates have showed up for multiple rallies at City Hall, our staff have testified i …

Thank You To Our Advocates

  As you know, state leaders finalized and adopted the State Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 over the weekend. Our advocates who made trips to Albany to meet with legislators, who made phone calls or wrote letters made an impact on behalf of New …

CCC Statement in Response to the New York State Adopted Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2019 Contacts:         Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org (212) 673-1800 x18 Raysa S. Rodriguez, rsrodriguez@cccnewyork.org (212) 673-1800 x17 CCC applauds the Governor and State legislature for reaching an agreement …

NYSCW Coalition Statement on PINS funding in 2020 State Budget

“On behalf of the statewide Child Welfare Coalition, we applaud the Governor and State Legislature for reaching an adopted budget agreement that ensures children and families have access to diversion and respite services to prevent Persons In Need of S …

CCC Testimony in front of City Council Committee on Youth Services

CCC testified on March 11 in front of the New York City Council Committee on Youth Services regarding the proposed 2020 New York City budget. Among many items we are advocating be included in the city budget, Raysa Rodgriguez — CCC’s Associate Executiv …

CCC Testimony: Department of Education’s Provisions of Special Education Services

CCC testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education on February 25 to address the needs of students with disabilities throughout the city. Alice Bufkin, CCC’s Director of Policy for Child and Adolescent Health, touched on a variety of …

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 …

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