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YouthAction Community Leadership Course Foster Care for Youth in NYC

Citizens’ Committee for Children’s (CCC) YouthAction Community Leadership Course (YCLC) is a youth advocacy training program for high school students from New York City’s public and private schools. CCC is an independent child advocacy organization who …

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 and Education Committees Regarding the Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget

CCC testified at the New York City Council Finance and Education Committees hearing on March 16, 2015 regarding the Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget. The Preliminary Budget funds a number of previously announced initiatives for children and families …

Youth, Providers and Advocates from Throughout New York State Head to Albany to Urge Legislators to Strengthen State’s Child Welfare System

Contacts:  Stephanie Gendell, sgendell@cccnewyork.org, (646) 232-6721 and Kari Siddiqui, ksiddiqui@scaany.org, (518) 929-4395 Over 35 advocates, youth and providers from throughout the State traveled to Albany to urge legislators to make child welfare …

CCC Testimony: Oversight: Youth Aging Out of Foster Care – Int. 0187-2014, Int. 0104-2014, Int. 0137-2014

CCC testified at the General Welfare Committee’s Oversight hearing on youth aging out of foster care on June 16, 2014. This hearing focused on the needs of youth in foster care and on three proposed local laws that would require the Administration for …

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