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Children’s Aid Celebrates High School Graduates

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Graduation season is in full swing at Children’s Aid. In addition to the stepping up ceremonies at our early childhood centers and the middle and high school ceremonies across our community schools, we also recognize the individuals who had to overcome some additional hurdles to obtain their diplomas.

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A Drug- and Alcohol-Free Summer for Teens

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Yesterday was the last day of school. And young people all over NYC are getting ready to enjoy the freedom of summer vacation. Unfortunately, as school-year stress melts away, accountability, structure, supervision, stimulation, focus, and even brain cells soften due to inactivity.

Research has shown that more young people experiment with drugs and alcohol in June and July than at any other time of the year.

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June is Fruit and Vegetable Month!

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At Children’s Aid, we are always excited when the summer starts. School ends, camps begin, and fresh fruits and veggies are abundant!

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Scholarship Week: Scaling Greater Heights

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The middle of June is a special time around the Adolescence Division at Children’s Aid. Our high school seniors are graduating, and nearly 90 percent of them have been accepted to at least one college or university.

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C.S. 61 Pays Tribute to the Bronx

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P.O.W.E.R. Program Hosts 3rd Annual Prevention Fair

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On Saturday, June 3, the Children’s Aid Providing Opportunities, Wellness, Education, and Resources (P.O.W.E.R) Program held its 3rd annual Prevention Fair at the Frederick Douglass Center. Over 150 community members attended the fair, which aimed to provide the West Harlem community with information about the health and social services available in their neighborhood.

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Go!Healthy Hosts 7th Annual Iron Go!Chefs Cooking Competition

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A Community School’s Impact on a Mother and Her Family

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Lencis Andujar, currently the office manager at the Salomé Ureña de Henriquez Campus, has worked at few different schools for Children’s Aid over the last 17 years. However, her relationship with Children’s Aid community schools began even before that, at P.S. 5, which opened in the Washington Heights neighborhood in 1993.

City Harvest Supports Families in Washington Heights

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