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Testimony: Education Committee Resolutions

On November 22, 2016, CCC submitted testimony regarding two resolutions before the City Council Education Committee. CCC’s testimony supported Res. No. 845-2015, which was calling upon the New York State Education Department to expand the State’s finan …

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 …

An Early Foundation for College Success through Child Savings Accounts

An article in The New York Times Magazine this week highlights the difficulties that young people from low-income families sometimes face in pursuing their goals of graduating from a four year college. According to national statistics, the article stat …

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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