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City’s FY 2020 Budget Puts Children First

On June 19, 2019, the City Council approved a CFY 2020 Adopted Budget that clearly puts the needs of the city’s children and families first. From addressing pay inequity among the early education workforce, investing in summer camp and afterschool, cen …

Support Funding for Breakfast in the Classroom

We are extremely disappointed in the Mayor’s decision to cut $6 million from the Breakfast in the Classroom program. Since the program was enacted in 2015, more than 70,000 additional children now eat school breakfast. Hunger affects one in five childr …

CCC Testimony: City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committee Hearing on Fiscal Year 2016 Preliminary Budget Proposals

CCC testified before the New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committees on March, 17, 2015 regarding the new investments in the 2016 Preliminary Budget related to the children served by the Administration …

CCC Testimony: Oversight – Hunger in New York City

CCC testified about hunger and food insecurity, particularly for NYC children, at the New York City Council General Welfare Committee’s annual hunger hearing on November 24, 2014. CCC’s testimony thanked the City Council for annually holding hearings o …

June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month!

Have you ever noticed how fruits and vegetables make up the colors of a rainbow? By using a rainbow as a guide, parents and caretakers can make eating fruits and vegetables fun for children and ensure that they benefit from the wide range of vitamins a …

CCC Testimony: An Update on Speaker Quinn’s FoodWorks Plan

CCC submitted testimony at a New York City Council hearing in front of the Government Operations and Contracts Committees on September 25, 2013 about Speaker Christine Quinn’s FoodWorks plan.  FoodWorks is a plan to improve New York City’s food systems …

It is National School Breakfast Week!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – and in New York City, every public school child can have free breakfast every school day! By providing children with nutritious meals to jump start their school days, the School Breakfast Program (SBP) …

CCC Testimony: City Council Hearing on Resolutions Calling for Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) in all New York City Schools.

CCC testified in support of two Proposed Resolutions aimed at expanding the Breakfast in the Classroom program (BIC) to all New York City schools at a June 20, 2012 New York City Council Education Committee Hearing. CCC supports these resolutions becau …

CCC Press Release: CCC Releases Report on NYC School Breakfast Program

Today, Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, Inc. (CCC) released The School Breakfast Program in New York City Public Schools: Results From a Parent Survey Concerning Student Participation, a report that describes New York City parents’ opinion …

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