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Spots available in our immersive data and advocacy course

Want to learn more about CCC’s Keeping Track database and how it helps inform public policy and activism? Our Community Leadership Course may be exactly what you’re looking for. Offered every Wednesday for ten weeks in the fall, the CLC focuses each we …

Leadership starts with you

For over fifty years, concerned citizens just like you have taken our Community Leadership Course. They have had the unique opportunity to observe how programs across NYC’s five boroughs benefit children and discovered how they can contribute in making …

Meet the CLC: Dawn Eig

Dawn Eig has moved 18 times in her life, across four countries and five states, before finding a permanent home in New York City, her place of residence for the past twenty years. Now living in Chelsea with her husband Andy, 12-year-old son Oliver, 8-y …

Meet the CLC: Sheila Cruz

Sheila Cruz works as a Foster Parent Advocate at The Children’s Village, an organization that helps struggling children and families access resources and opportunities that can help them thrive and a strong partner of CCC’s.  In her role, Sheila guides …

CLC Learns about Early Childhood Education in Fifth Week

Week five of the CLC focused on the youngest New Yorkers and the early childhood programs that the City has for them including homevisiting, subsidized child care, Head Start and pre-kindergarten. Early childhood education and homevisiting programs hav …

CLC Week 4 Talks Child Health and Mental Health

The physical and behavioral health of a child in even the first few years of life can have a significant impact on his or her overall well-being into adolescence and adulthood. Over the last few years, New York City has made great progress in ensuring …

Heidi Stamas: A Champion for New York City Children

Heidi Stamas, who will receive the Eleanor Roosevelt Award at CCC’s upcoming Breakfast, is driven by a fundamental truth: “Children are innocent people who by accident of birth are lucky or not.” That knowledge, paired with the notion that the kids who …

CLC Week 3 Explores Homelessness and Housing

CLC participants visiting St. John’s Family Place Shelter in Crown Heights.   A common challenge for New Yorkers is the soaring cost of rent. While housing costs can be an obstacle for many of the Big Apple’s residents, low-income New Yorkers are …

Community Leadership Course Kicks Off for 2016

The week of September 12th marked the beginning of CCC’s 2016 Community Leadership Course, a ten-week program that teaches participants about the various challenges children and families in New York City face and introduces them to programs around the …

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