Campaign for Children Statement on 2019 State of the City Address

January 10th, 2019

January 10, 2019

“The Campaign for Children applauds Mayor de Blasio for his commitment to expanding 3-K to more parts of the city, which will lay important groundwork for ensuring all New York City children have access to high quality …

NYC Council Calls for Salary Parity for Early Childhood Educators

November 2nd, 2018

NYC Council Calls for Salary Parity for Early Childhood Educators
On November 1, 2018, the New York City Council unanimously passed Resolution 0358-2018  calling on the City to “Eliminate the disparity in compensation paid to teachers, staff and directors at …

Summer Camp Restoration Helped Thousands of Middle School Children, But Abbreviated Timeline of the Partial Restoration Left Thousands of Children Without Camp

October 10th, 2018

Despite the well-known fact that summer camp programming can help close the achievement gap, prevent summer learning loss, and keep children safe and participating in developmentally appropriate activities while parents work in July and August, the de Blasio administration has …

Staten Island Advance (commentary): De Blasio must save summer programs — now!

May 7th, 2018

Posted May 7, 2018

By Councilmember Debi Rose

Although only early May, parents on Staten Island, and across New York City, are already planning activities for their children for when school lets out this summer.

For the thousands of working …

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,

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,

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

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,

“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 …

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