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CCC Testimony: New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committees Hearing Regarding the New York City Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget

CCC testified at the New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committee hearing on March 15, 2016 regarding the New York City Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget. The Preliminary Budget proposes to fund a numb …

CCC Testimony: Oversight – Hunger in NYC

CCC testified before the New York City Council General Welfare Committee at a hunger oversight hearing on January 13, 2016. We noted that sadly, the need to address hunger has not decreased since the last hunger oversight hearing in November of 2014 as …

Making the Connection: Economic Stability and Child Welfare

CCC Executive Director, Jennifer March, was the keynote speaker at the 10th Annual Center for Family Life Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium on the role that economic stability and workforce engagement play in the safety and well-being of children and fam …

CCC Testimony: Regarding Child poverty in New York State

CCC testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families, Assembly Standing Committee on Social Services, Assembly Standing Committee on Education and Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force on September 24, 2015 r …

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: City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committee Hearing on Fiscal Year 2016 Preliminary Budget Proposals

CCC testified before the New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committees on March, 17, 2015 regarding the new investments in the 2016 Preliminary Budget related to the children served by the Administration …

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 …

Food for Thought on Food Day 2014

Today CCC is celebrating Food Day, an annual event reminding people in New York and across the country to think about how better food policies can improve health and fight hunger. It’s a day to ask yourself what is – and what isn’t – on the plates of t …

CCC City Fiscal Year 2015 Priorities to Make New York City a Better Place to be a Child

CCC responded to the City Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 with a comprehensive list of budget priorities for the Mayor and the City Council that we believe are critical to making New York City a better place for every child. In this summary, we i …

Findings from CEO Poverty Report Support Key CCC Recommendations

Last week New York City’s Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) released its annual report on the CEO Poverty Measure[1], an alternative to the official federal poverty measure.[2] By taking into account more modern spending patterns as well as geograp …

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