NY Daily News: Benefitting NYC’s Kids… But How?
BY Celeste Katz June 7, 2012
It’s all about the kids this week… Or at least advocacy videos featuring kids.
In the run-up to the finalization of the city budget, a coalition of parents and their kids are putting the pressure on City Hall via a steady stream of pressers, protests and “vigils” to save afterschool slots from being cut. (I wrote about the disagreement between Mayor Bloomberg and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on the actual impact of these cuts here in May.)
This clip shows kids serenading OMB Director Mark Page as he headed into the Hall for budget hearings Wednesday morning.