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CCC State Advocacy Day

This week, CCC volunteers, YouthAction Members, and staff boarded a northbound Amtrak train to meet with state legislators in Albany about CCC’s budget priorities for the upcoming year. We talked to legislators and their staff about the budget items we …

YouthAction Tackles Juvenile Justice

Each year, CCC engages over 75 NYC high school students in our advocacy. Through the YouthAction Community Leadership Course, teens are provided an introduction to a particular issue area impacting NYC youth and are trained in advocacy techniques. Many …

Youth Voice in Public Policy: A Rising Tide

As staunch advocates for the rights of children, we at CCC believe it is important that young people have a voice in shaping the public policies that affect their lives. Through our YouthAction NYC program, we have been training high school students to …

YouthAction NYC Advocates for Greater Access to Mental Health Services for Teens

Since October, a new cohort of participants in CCC’s YouthAction Community Leadership Course (YCLC) have been studying the issue of teen mental health and exploring how teens learn about and access mental health services in their schools and communitie …

Fall 2013 YouthAction Community Leadership Course: Findings And Recommendations

During this eight-week advocacy training course, YCLC participants met once a week after school to research and analyze youth issues, and to develop policy and budgetary recommendations to improve the lives of young people in New York City. This semest …

YouthAction Updates: Fall 2013

With the start of the Fall 2013 YouthAction Community Leadership Course (YCLC) on September 21st, all three YouthAction programs are back in full swing. Through their participation in the YCLC, 26 high school students from across New York City will lea …

Thank You to CCC’s Summer Interns

Each summer, CCC employs two YouthAction high school students to be summer interns. We are extremely thankful for all of the hard work that they have done this summer. One of their main responsibilities is to be social media managers, maintaining Youth …

Congratulations to CCC’s High School Seniors!

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CCC’s YouthAction Graduates Advocate for Runaway and Homeless Youth Services

CCC’s YouthAction Community Leadership Course (YCLC) graduates spent this past spring learning about Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) services and the need for more resources to support homeless youth. CCC congratulates the graduates of the spring 2013 YCL …

Spring 2013 YouthAction Community Leadership Course: Findings And Recommendations

CCC’s YouthAction Community Leadership Course (YCLC) students focused the Spring semester on New York City’s Runaway Homeless Youth system and then drafted findings and recommendations aimed at enhancing the system for homeless youth. The 25 high schoo …

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