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CCC’S SUMMARY OF ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE CITY COUNCIL TO RESTORE AND/OR FUND SERVICES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN CITY FISCAL YEAR 2017

Published June, 2016

On June 14, 2016, the City Council voted to adopt an $82.1 billion Adopted Budget for City Fiscal Year 2017 that invests in critical programs and services that will make New York City a better place to be a child.

Notably, the City Council urged the Administration to restore $17.5 million for summer programs for middle school students; $38.5 million was baselined to expand the Summer Youth Employment Program; funding was added to expand elementary after-school programs to 9,000 more children; $5.0 was added for the Young Women’s Initiative; and funding for mental health services for children under 5, a trauma-informed program for children in homeless shelters, and discretionary child care centers was all restored.

CCC’s Summary of Actions Taken by the City Council to Restore and/or Fund Services to Children and Families in City Fiscal Year 2017 provides the complete summary of actions taken by the City Council to restore and add resources for children.

For more information about the New York City Budget process, you may also read our one-page guide, New York City Budget 101.

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