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Release: Hundreds of Kids Invade City Hall Ahead of Executive Budget

April 25th, 2016

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 25th, 2016

Contact: Morgan Rubin, 646-517-1813, Campaign4ChildrenPress@gmail.com

Hundreds of Kids Invade City Hall Ahead of Executive Budget

Crowd Delivers 10,000 Postcards to the Mayor, Saying: Prioritize Children in the Budget!

At Stake: Cuts

Daily News: Rally-goers urge City Hall to boost budget for summer programs for kids

April 25th, 2016

BY BEN CHAPMAN

Nearly 400 parents, advocates and city kids rallied on the steps of City Hall Monday to urge Mayor de Blasio to include $20 million for summer-enrichment programs in his upcoming executive budget.

The cash would be used …

POLITICO NY: Hundreds rally at City Hall for restoration of summer camp cuts

April 25th, 2016

Hundreds rally at City Hall for restoration of summer camp cuts

By Eliza Shapiro

12:59 p.m. | Apr. 25, 2016

Over one hundred students and advocates rallied on the steps of City Hall on Monday to call on Mayor Bill …

POLITICO NY: De Blasio allies continue to push city on pre-K parity

April 18th, 2016

By Eliza Shapiro

11:06 a.m. | Apr. 18, 2016

A group of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s allies wrote the mayor a letter last week pushing him to enact pay parity for early childhood education teachers, according to a copy of …

Gotham Gazette: Op Ed–Investments, Not Cuts, in Youth Summer Programs

April 18th, 2016

April 18, 2016 , by Mathieu Eugene and Laurie Cumbo

In a short time, it will be summer, but it’s not the impending warm weather that’s causing parents to feel the heat.

Parents are scrambling to make plans for their …

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Eugene fights to restore funding to summer camp program

April 15th, 2016

By Paula Katinas

More than 30,000 kids will be left on city streets with nothing to do this summer due to a serious lack of funding for youth programs, elected officials and advocates charged.

Councilmember Mathieu Eugene (D-Kensington) recently joined

Daily News: Advocates rally at City Hall for $20M for summer programs

April 13th, 2016

BEN CHAPMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS 04/12/2016 11:31 PM ET

More than 100 advocates and city kids rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday to urge Mayor de Blasio to include $20 million for summer-enrichment programs in his …

Release: Hundreds of Children from At-Risk Summer Programs Bring Camp to City Hall

April 12th, 2016

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 12th                                                                                                                     

 Hundreds of Children from At-Risk Summer Programs Bring Camp to City Hall 

City Touts Report Showing High Approval for After-School Programs, Yet Prepares to Cut Summer Programming Component for 31,000 Children Citywide 

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POLITICO NY: Advocates rally for restoration of summer camp programs

April 12th, 2016

By Eliza Shapiro

4:09 p.m. | Apr. 12, 2016

A group of advocates and students rallied at City Hall on Tuesday, calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to restore city budget cuts to summer camp programs for middle school students.…

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