Epoch Times: Day Cares Raise Plight at City Hall
Day Cares Raise Plight at City Hall
By Amelia Pang
May 23, 2012
Council member Charles Barron speaks at a protest against the mayor’s scheduled cuts for subsidized child care and the Head Start program on the steps of City Hall on May 23. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
NEW YORK—A little girl in pigtails stands beside a small boy, both holding colorful petition letters beautifully decorated with crayons.
The letters are a symbol of the 5,000-plus letters written by young day care attendees. The children delivered the petitions to City Hall on Wednesday morning to protest the mayor’s scheduled cuts for subsidized child care and Head Start programs.