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CCC Testimony: New York City Council General Welfare And Juvenile Justice Committees Regarding The City Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget

CCC testified before the New York City Council Committees on General Welfare and Juvenile Justice on March 27, 2018 regarding the Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget for the Human Resources Administration (HRA), Department of Homeless Services (DHS) an …

CCC Testimony: New York City Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget Hearing-Education

CCC testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education at a hearing on March 23, 2018 regarding the Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget. CCC supported Preliminary Budget proposals aimed at reducing bullying in schools and expanding 3K fo …

New York State Passes Legislation to Help Children in Foster Care by Enhancing KinGAP

This week, Governor Cuomo signed legislation sponsored and championed by Assembly member Hevesi and Senator Avella, which will help more children leave foster care to live permanently with family members more quickly. Citizens’ Committee for Children h …

Statement in Response to Governor Cuomo’s proclamation of September as Kinship Care month

For Immediate Release September 25, 2017 Contact: Elysia Murphy (212) 673-1800 x18 emurphy@cccnewyork.org Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC) and Schuyler Center for Advocacy and Analysis (SCAA) thank Governor Cuomo for proclaiming September Kinship …

CCC TESTIMONY: From PATH to Permanency: Navigating the Shelter System as a Family with Children

On June 27, 2017, CCC testified before the City Council General Welfare Committee oversight hearing on PATH to Permanency:  Navigating the Shelter System as a Family with Children.  CCC testified about the need to better address the well-being of child …

Legislators, Families, Providers and Advocates Urge Legislature to Pass Bills to Help Children in Foster Care and Their Families

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Contact: Stephanie Gendell, sgendell@cccnewyork.org (646) 232-6721  Legislators, Families, Providers and Advocates Urge Legislature to Pass Bills to Help Children in Foster Care and Their Families Bills Pend …

CCC Testimony: New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues And Juvenile Justice Committees Regarding The Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget

CCC submitted testimony for the New York City Council Committees on Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice hearing on March 27, 2017 regarding the Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget for the Human Resources Administration (HRA), …

CCC’s New York State Budget Recommendations for State Fiscal Year 2017-2018

CCC responded to the New York State Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Executive Budget proposals with Budget Recommendations for the Governor and State Legislature. Notably, CCC supported the Governor’s plan to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility in New York. …

CCC Testimony: New York State Executive Budget Human Services Hearing

On February 8, 2017, CCC testified before the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees regarding the Executive Budget proposals related to human services. CCC’s testimony supported Executive Budget proposals to raise the age …

December News and Updates

A Message from Jennifer March Progress doesn’t always happen as quickly as we’d like it to. This is a lesson that working in advocacy has taught me well. Yet, advocacy work has also taught me to believe in other truths I’ve found to be key: dedication, …

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