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Testifying for kids and families

CCC’s policy staff often attend state and city hearings to weigh in on various issues of importance to New York City children and families. Catch up on some of our staff’s most recent testimony: New York State Executive Budget Public Protection Hearing …

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 …

Mayor de Blasio and Human Resources Administration Commisioner Steven Banks Announce FoodHelp.nyc to Connect New Yorkers to SNAP Benefits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2015 CONTACT: pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov, (212) 788-2958 City campaign targets immigrant communities, the elderly and SNAP-eligible but unenrolled residents to receive benefits while boosting the city’s economy with S …

CCC Testimony: Oversight – Hunger in New York City

CCC testified about hunger and food insecurity, particularly for NYC children, at the New York City Council General Welfare Committee’s annual hunger hearing on November 24, 2014. CCC’s testimony thanked the City Council for annually holding hearings o …

Daily News Coverage on Hunger Crisis Echoes CCC Transition Plan Recommendations

Two full pages in the Daily News today were devoted to the hunger crisis in New York City. Notably, Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, penned a column about the many concrete steps the City will be taking to tackle food …

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 …

CCC Press Release: CCC Youth Advocates Release PSA to Help Eligible New Yorkers Enroll in Food Stamp Program

To Commemorate NYS Hunger Awareness Day, CCC’s YouthAction Members Release PSA as Part of Anti-Hunger Advocacy Campaign March 15, 2012 – Today, Citizens’ Committee for Children’s YouthAction Members (YAMs) released a Public Service An …

Press Release: Broad Array of Groups, People Boost Cuomo Child Hunger PlanPraise Governor’s Decision to End ‘Wasteful, Harmful’ Finger Imaging Process

Non-Profits and Religious Leaders Across the City Cheer Effort Governor’s Web Site Enables All New Yorkers to ‘Get Involved’ A broad-based group of nonprofit organizations, religious leaders, and community activists from across New Yo …

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