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Council Members, Providers and Advocates Rally at City Hall to Save Summer Programs for Over 34,000 Children– Again

March 19th, 2018

For Immediate Release: March 16, 2018

Despite the one-year reprieve last summer, the New York City Preliminary Budget for City Fiscal Year 2019 has once again failed to fund summer programs for over 34,000 middle school students. The City Council …

Hundreds Of Children, Youth, Providers And Advocates Return To City Hall To Save Summer Programs For Over 34,000 Children Again

February 23rd, 2018

For Immediate Release
Contact: Elysia Murphy, (212) 673-1800 x18, emurphy@cccnewyork.org

Mayor’s Preliminary Budget Cuts Summer Camp for Over 34,000 Middle School Students Again

New York, NY:  Despite the one-year reprieve last summer, the de Blasio Administration has once again proposed …

Campaign for Children Statement on Preliminary Budget for City Fiscal Year 2019

February 2nd, 2018

It is our intention to work with the Administration and the City Council to ensure that the Executive Budget restores and expands access to early childhood education and after-school and summer programs, and provides pay equity for community-based organizations

Dozens of Youth Urge Mayor and City Council to Save Their Elementary After-school Programs

May 30th, 2017

For Immediate Release
Contact: Stephanie Gendell, (646) 232-6721, sgendell@cccnewyork.org

New Yorkers Need More After-school and Summer Programs But City Budget Eliminates After-school for 6,600 Elementary School Students

New York, NY – Dozens of elementary school children from community-based after-school …

New Yorkers Want More Support for Children and Families from NYC’s Mayor, Poll Shows

May 10th, 2017

Survey shows voters anxious about affording child care, after-school and summer programs, want more high quality, affordable services for children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Elysia Murphy, CCC 212.673.1800 ext. 18
Jennifer Fermino, Fenton, 212.897.2072

MAY 10, 2017 – NEW YORK, …

Statement of the Campaign for Children in Response to Mayor’s Announcement of 3K for All!

April 24th, 2017

For Immediate Release: April 24, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Gendell, (212) 673-1800 x17, sgendell@cccnewyork.org

“The Campaign for Children looks forward to working with the administration to ensure the expansion of pre-kindergarten to three-year-olds and that the transition of early education programs …

Campaign for Children Statement on Final Budget

June 8th, 2016

 

Campaign for Children Statement on Final Budget

New York, NY – Following the release of the final budget for New York City, the Campaign for Children, a coalition of 150 early childhood education and after-school advocacy and provider organizations, released …

Queens Chronicle: Summer programs are feeling the heat

June 2nd, 2016

Council, summer program advocates vow to fight proposed budget cuts

Queens academic summer programs for middle school students are feeling the heat due to budget cuts.

Mayor de Blasio’s preliminary budget proposal for the fiscal year starting July 1 does …

Daily News: EXCLUSIVE: Politicians push de Blasio for $62M in summer programs for NYC kids

May 26th, 2016

Don’t ditch the kiddos this summer, dozens of City Council members are begging Mayor de Blasio.

Forty-two Council members have signed a letter urging de Blasio to cough up cash for optional summer programs serving thousands of city kids, the …

DNAinfo: Harlem Community Center Frets Over Summer Camp Budget Cuts

May 25th, 2016

HARLEM – Usually at this time of year, the East Harlem Center is being prepared for the hundreds of kids who will spend the summer months there.

But recent grant cuts by the city for summer camps this year leave …

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