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Meet the CLC Co-Chairs

At Citizens’ Committee for Children, we believe in the power of knowledge and collective action. We take seriously our charge to empower New Yorkers with facts and involve them in civic engagement opportunities that allow them use what they learn to ta …

Judy Garson: Following the Example of Eleanor Roosevelt

More than two decades ago, this year’s Eleanor Roosevelt Award recipient Judy Garson was looking for ways to turn her training as a lawyer and passion for public service into a meaningful volunteer opportunity. Over lunch, she told a friend what she id …

Staff Spotlight: Laura Jankstrom, Director of Civic Engagement Programs

It’s been eight years since Laura Jankstrom joined the CCC staff. She first joined as a YouthAction coordinator, where she managed programming designed to help New York City high school students develop skills in leadership, advocacy, and/or civic enga …

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 …

December News and Updates

A Message from Jennifer March Progress doesn’t always happen as quickly as we’d like it to. This is a lesson that working in advocacy has taught me well. Yet, advocacy work has also taught me to believe in other truths I’ve found to be key: dedication, …

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 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 …

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 …

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