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CCC Testimony: New York State Executive Budget Proposals for Human Services State Fiscal Year 2019-2020

CCC recognizes the need to be fiscally prudent. That said, we are very disappointed that the State’s Budget cuts and curtails services for the most vulnerable children and youth in the state, most glaringly impacting negatively the children of New York …

Honor the Victims of the Youth Justice System Through Continued Advocacy

We are thinking of Kalief Browder and his family. In 2010, Kalief was detained at Rikers Island at 16 while awaiting trial. He was wrongfully accused of stealing a backpack – a charge that was eventually dropped in 2013. For three years, Kalief as a te …

Raise The Age-New York Campaign Statement On The First Day Of State-wide Implementation

October 1, 2018 – Today, as Raise the Age legislation goes into effect across New York State, the Raise the Age coalition recognizes the years of ground-breaking work of hundreds of diverse individuals and organizations, including formerly incarcerated …

New Report Examines Youth Incarcerated in Adult Jails

CONTACT: John Chibnall, Powell Communications 212 475 6301 | john@powellny.com New York’s Raise the Age Law Will End the Practice of Placing Sentenced or Detained Adolescents in Adult Facilities New York, New York August 28, 2018 With adult jails housi …

CCC Testimony: Public Testimony On City Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget

CCC testified before the New York City Council Finance Committee regarding the Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget on May 24, 2018. CCC supported Executive Budget investments of $125 million in fair student funding, $30.55 million to expand early literac …

Testimony: Oversight: New York City’s Preparedness To Raise The Age

On April 18, 2018 CCC testified before the New York City Council Committee on Juvenile Justice and Committee on Justice Systems about City’s plans and efforts to be ready to raise the age by the effective day in October when the age will be raised for …

City Council Members, Youth, Families, Providers, And Advocates Call On The Mayor To Fulfill The Promise Of Raise The Age; Say “No” To Department Of Correction Staff In Juvenile Detention Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2018 Contact: Kate Rubin, krubin@youthrepresent.org, (917) 647-5777 Marisa Rodriguez, mrodriguez@skdknick.com, (956) 607-9952  Youth, advocates and providers urge City to reverse plan to staff detention centers with Dep …

Time is Running Out!

With just days left before the new state fiscal year begins on April 1, time is running out before you can make your voice heard! The proposed state budget includes many harmful cuts that would negatively impact children and families including: A propo …

CCC Keeps the Pressure on in Albany

More than 40 volunteers and staff from CCC traveled to Albany yesterday to voice our strong concern about State Budget proposals that would negatively impact children and their families.  These proposals include cuts to child welfare services in New Yo …

Testimony: New York State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget Human Services Hearing

On February 6, 2018, CCC testified before the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees regarding the State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Executive Budget proposals related to human services. CCC’s testimony focused on our concerns a …

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