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Statement from CCC Executive Director Jennifer March on City Council’s Response to FY’17 Preliminary Budget

Contact: Elysia Murphy, emurphy@cccnewyork.org, 917-579-3639 “CCC applauds the New York City Council for its Response to the FY’17 Preliminary Budget. The Council’s priorities put front and center the needs of NYC’s children, youth and families. Among …

CCC Testimony: New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committees Hearing Regarding the New York City Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget

CCC testified at the New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committee hearing on March 15, 2016 regarding the New York City Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget. The Preliminary Budget proposes to fund a numb …

CCC Testimony: New York State Senate Finance Committee and New York State Assembly Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Executive Budget Proposals for Human Services State Fiscal Year 2016-2017

CCC testified at the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means hearing on February 9, 2016 regarding the State Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Executive Budget proposals on Human Services. We support many of the Governor’s new proposed investment …

Making the Connection: Economic Stability and Child Welfare

CCC Executive Director, Jennifer March, was the keynote speaker at the 10th Annual Center for Family Life Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium on the role that economic stability and workforce engagement play in the safety and well-being of children and fam …

CCC Testimony: Regarding Child poverty in New York State

CCC testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families, Assembly Standing Committee on Social Services, Assembly Standing Committee on Education and Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force on September 24, 2015 r …

It is 5/29—or as we call it—529 Day!

It is May 29th (5/29) –  a great time to remind ourselves just how important 529 college savings accounts are. 529 college savings accounts help give young people the opportunity to attend college. Although the details of 529 plans differ from state to …

CCC’s Community Risk Ranking: Economic Security

CCC’s Community Risk Ranking has generated a lot of attention about the challenges facing New York City children and their families. The New York Times, New York Daily News, and other local news outlets have already offered their take and analysis on C …

Do You Know How to Help New Yorkers Double Their Earning Power?

What if we told you that we know how to help New Yorkers double their earning power? The key to achieving this goal is clear – help more young people graduate from college. In New York City, a college degree holder earns twice the median income of some …

Findings from CEO Poverty Report Support Key CCC Recommendations

Last week New York City’s Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) released its annual report on the CEO Poverty Measure[1], an alternative to the official federal poverty measure.[2] By taking into account more modern spending patterns as well as geograp …

What Does it Mean to Promote Financial Literacy?

April is Financial Literacy Month. Helping families understand how to manage and save their money helps them to pay bills and rent, purchase food and clothing, and save for the future. Financial security is critical to children’s well-being. Financial …

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