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NYC Kids Are Seizing The Summer By Doing Fun, Interactive Activities To Keep Their Minds Sharp


We Fought, They Listened!

Mayor Bill de Blasio restores funds for thousands of middle-school students to attend summer programs

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Save Our AfterSchool!

Brooklyn Kids, Parents and Elected Officials Rallied Together At Borough Hall to Save Afterschool

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Queens Joins Fight To Save AfterSchool From Closures

Parents, youth, and teachers from Queens early childhood education programs rallied with elected officials to keep programs from closing.


“We must invest in the quality of child care and after-school programs and ensure that these programs are available for all who need them.” said Robin Bernstein, President & CEO of the Educational Alliance.

-- Robin Bernstein, President & CEO of the Educational Alliance


“I’m a single parent and I work full-time. If I didn’t have a place for my daughter to go every day, I wouldn’t have any other option but to leave my job and stay home to take care of her. And if that happened, I would lose my apartment,” said Tiffany Rodriguez, the parent of 3 year-old daughter who attends the Educational Alliance’s Day Care program at Lillian Wald.

-- Tiffany Rodriguez

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