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.’”
“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.