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June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month!

Have you ever noticed how fruits and vegetables make up the colors of a rainbow? By using a rainbow as a guide, parents and caretakers can make eating fruits and vegetables fun for children and ensure that they benefit from the wide range of vitamins a …

CCC Testimony: City Council Public Hearing on Fiscal Year 2015 Executive Budget Proposals

CCC testified about the impact the Fiscal Year 2015 Executive Budget would have on children and families at the City Council Finance Committee Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2015 Executive Budget, on June 6, 2014. CCC’s testimony supported many Exec …

CCC Testimony: City Council General Welfare Committee Hearing on Fiscal Year 2015 Preliminary Budget Proposals

CCC testified about the impact the Fiscal Year 2015 Preliminary Budget would have on children and families served by the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), Human Resources Administration (HRA), and Department of Homeless Services (DHS) at th …

CCC Testimony: An Update on Speaker Quinn’s FoodWorks Plan

CCC submitted testimony at a New York City Council hearing in front of the Government Operations and Contracts Committees on September 25, 2013 about Speaker Christine Quinn’s FoodWorks plan.  FoodWorks is a plan to improve New York City’s food systems …

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 …

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