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CCC’s Budget Priorities for City Fiscal Year 2017

Published May 2016

CCC’s summary of City Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Priorities highlight a number of key recommendations for Mayor de Blasio’s Administration and the City Council to include in the Adopted Budget to make NYC a better place to be a child.

These priorities include:

  • Restoring $20.35 million so that 31,000 middle school students can be safe and positively engaged while their parents are at work this summer.
  • Creating salary parity with DOE staff and adequate benefits for early childhood education staff in community based organizations.
  • Adding at least $41.2 million to enable at least 60,000 youth to participate in the Summer Youth Employment Program this summer.
  • Adding $13.8 million to ensure emergency food providers can meet the demand.
  • Restoring $9.9 million for 3,400 COMPASS (After-school) Elementary slots and increasing the capacity to serve more elementary and high school students in after-school programs.
  • Adding $8.75 million to expand universal lunch to elementary and high schools. In addition, this document lays out CCC’s support for a number of proposals from the City Preliminary and Executive Budget plans and City Council Initiatives that have not yet been baselined or restored.

In addition, this document lays out CCC’s support for a number of proposals from the City Preliminary and Executive Budget plans and City Council Initiatives that have not yet been baselined or restored.

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