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Using data to drive solutions for children and families

Earlier this week, we hosted a forum to talk about one of our favorite topics: data. We convened a powerful group of changemakers working across the five boroughs to discuss how we each use data to make life better for some of the most vulnerable child …

Reducing stress for children and families

Power of Two program graduate and Bronx office manager Shamina Bermudez plays with her son. One Sunday after church, Brownsville mom Shamina Bermudez took her four children out for pizza. The pizza was too hot for her youngest, a toddler, to eat right …

Breaking down barriers in Brownsville

Mary Tobin can barely contain her excitement about the progress Brownsville is making. Tobin is the director of The Brownsville Partnership, an initiative of Community Solutions to address employment, safety, and neighborhood conditions. She knows the …

Brownsville programs help youth reimagine their trajectories

Brownsville Community Justice Center participants visiting Rutgers University as part of the college bound programming. Back in the ‘90s, Brownsville native Kyle Hollins would play basketball with friends in Fresh Pond, Queens. After the games, he and …

New Report Identifies Barriers Facing Children in Brownsville and the Possibilities for Success

For Immediate Release: March 28, 2017 Contact: Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org, 212-673-1800 ext 18 Elora Tocci, etocci@cccnewyork.org, 212-673-1800 ext 13 Year-long study of Brooklyn community shows lack of infrastructure and access to resources …

From Strengths to Solutions: An Asset-Based Approach to Meeting Community Needs in Brownsville

We are excited to share with you our brand-new report, From Strengths to Solutions: An Asset-Based Approach to Meeting Community Needs in Brownsville. Over the past year, we’ve engaged individuals living and working in Brownsville to better understand …

Investing in Central Brooklyn

Governor Cuomo has unveiled a plan to invest $1.4 billion in central Brooklyn that could be a game-changer for children and families in the area. The plan, dubbed Vital Brooklyn, advances a holistic approach to fighting poverty that our research has sh …

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