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Breaking Down Child Health Disparities in NYC

A child’s long-term health and well-being is shaped by the conditions in which he or she is born, grows, lives, works, and ages. These circumstances are greatly influenced by access to resources and supports that help families to meet the individual ne …

CCC Releases New Report about the Use of Federally-Funded Food Programs in NYC Farmers’ Markets

Today, CCC released From Farm to Table: The Use of Federally-Funded Food Programs at New York City Farmers’ Markets. Federally-funded food programs – such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (“WIC”), the Suppl …

CCC Releases Report on the Use of Food Programs at NYC Farmers’ Markets

Contact:       Phoebe Plagens, (212) 673-1800 x19  pplagens@cccnewyork.org Stephanie Gendell, (212) 673-1800 x17 sgendell@cccnewyork.org CCC Study Recommends Ways to Increase Children and Families’ Access to Healthy, Affordable Food May 7, 2013 – Today …

From Farm to Table: The Use of Federally-Funded Food Programs at New York City Farmers’ Markets

A sobering number of New York City children and families struggle with hunger and obesity.  Many of these families lack resources needed to ensure consistent access to nutritious meals, and live in neighborhoods where there is a dearth of healthy and a …

CCC Policy Briefing Showcases Model Programs in New York City School Food

CCC’s Innovative Practices: Model Programs in New York City School Food Policy Briefing on November 20 brought together school staff, parents, nonprofit leaders, and other stakeholders to learn about school meal and nutrition education programming curr …

Innovative Practices: Model Programs in New York City School Food

CCC’s Policy Briefing, Innovative Practices: Model Programs in New York City School Food, provided information about model school meal and nutrition education programming currently being implemented in schools and communities throughout New York City. …

CCC Public Comment: New York City Board of Health Hearing on Limiting the Size of Sugary Beverages (Amendment to Article 81 of the New York City Health Code)

CCC testified in support establishing a maximum size of 16-fluid ounces for sugary drinks sold in “Food Service Establishments” at a July 24,2012 hearing of the before the New York City Board of Health. The testimony was in support of the Mayor’s propo …

Campaign for Children Impact Brief: Cuts to Child Care and After-School Will Hit NYC’s Neediest Communities the Hardest

CCC is a member of the Campaign for Children, a partnership of the Emergency Coalition to Save Child Care and the NYC Youth Alliance, which was created to prevent the Mayor from cutting child care and after-school from 47,000 children due to lose care …

CCC Statement: Regarding Mayor Bloomberg’s Proposal to Reduce Obesity by Banning the Sale of Sugary Beverages in Containers Over 16 Fluid Ounces

CCC strongly supports Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to establish a maximum size of 16 fluid ounces for sugary drinks sold in food service establishments, such as restaurants, arenas, food carts or movie theaters. Over 40 percent of New York City’s public …

Policy Brief: Options to Improve Access to Nutritious, Affordable Food

Given that increasing the availability of affordable, healthy food in all communities and promoting better food choices could help address childhood obesity, CCC issued a policy brief with proposals to make healthy and affordable food accessible and av …

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