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Oversight: The Impact of the Proposed “Public Charge” Rule on NYC

CCC testified before the City Council Health, Immigration, and General Welfare Committees on the proposed change to the public charge rule, which is one of a series of cruel, deeply harmful policies from the Trump Administration that target immigrant c …

CCC Testimony: Oversight: Reducing Food Insecurity in New York City

On January 25, 2017, CCC testified before the City Council General Welfare and Aging Committees at an oversight hearing on reducing food insecurity in New York City.  CCC acknowledged the efforts of both the Administration and the City Council and urge …

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 …

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 Testimony: Oversight – Hunger in New York City

CCC testified about hunger and food insecurity, particularly for NYC children, and about a bill to measure food insecurity at the New York City Council General Welfare, Health and Women’s Issues hearing on November 25, 2013. CCC’s testimony thanked the …

CCC Testimony: An Update on Speaker Quinn’s FoodWorks Plan

CCC submitted testimony at a New York City Council hearing in front of the Government Operations and Contracts Committees on September 25, 2013 about Speaker Christine Quinn’s FoodWorks plan.  FoodWorks is a plan to improve New York City’s food systems …

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 …

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