Our Stories

Click Photo to Learn Why Marina Licastro, Mother and Preschool Educator, Thinks Universal Pre-K is Essential for Her and her Family.

“UPK helps working parents to be able to know that ‘I’m out there, I’m working, and my child is in a safe place where she’s being stimulated and being prepared to enter kindergarten and the future.’”

7kNoH6GsZ-cRiLo7vLl1gT9nB-63dCII2I2wO_TxChE

“My children get excellent care and education,” said Jasmine Flores, who works for 311 and recently received a letter from the City saying her twin girls would lose access to child care.  “Thanks to the program they are in, I know they will be ready for school in a few years.

“Our child care and early education programs make sure children get an excellent education while their parents work hard – in grocery stores, hospitals, and small businesses across the city,” said David Nocenti, Executive Director of Union Settlement Association.

Get the Latest Updates --> Sign Up!