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Team Children's Aid: Part III

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Victor Liebregt, 31, was what you would call a casual runner until he caught the bug last year. The native of Holland ran a half-marathon for fun and was surprised at his performance. He started entering more races, and the desire to finish faster burned.

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A Space for Healing

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Within our Child Welfare and Family Services, the Children’s Aid Family Wellness Program offers critical support to families with either past or present cases of domestic violence to help ensure their well-being and achieve long-term stability.

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Perrigo Exposes NGC Youth to Robots, Diversity and Career Possibilities

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It might not seem noteworthy to report that about 10 young people from Children’s Aid’s Next Generation Center (NGC) visited a pharmaceutical company in the Bronx last Thursday and met a worker named Charlie. But what if you found out that Charlie was actually a robot on the line at a Perrigo facility? Now that is something to make note of.

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Summer on the Boulevard

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For the past two weekends, we joined our friends at WHEDco in shutting down Louis Nine Boulevard for the third annual Bronx Summer Fest. The event, which featured an array of performances from local talent, was an opportunity for Bronxites to enjoy the last few days of summer weather, celebrate heading back to school, and learn about the social services available to them in the Southern Boulevard neighborhood.

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Team Children's Aid: Part Two

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Dan Bormolini runs because he used to live in Colorado. Why is that? Because according to Dan, everyone in Colorado runs. And it’s served him well.

The technology VP travels a lot for work. “It’s an activity that you can do anywhere,” said Dan, “and it allows you to see so much.”

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School Every Day

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Go!Healthy Fights Childhood Obesity

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Paying it Forward: Part Four

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Gary Perez was just looking for a place to play basketball when he first came across Children’s Aid. He found that and then some within the teen program at the Salomé Ureña Campus during the early 90s, which was part of the organization’s direct community outreach in Washington Heights.

“It got me off the streets,” he said. “My mom was happy I was there. She even took Zumba and aerobics classes at SU.”

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Go!Healthy Walks to the Farmers’ Market!

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Learning to Lead at Hope

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Summer is officially over. But it’s certain that the impact of the Hope Leadership Academy Summer Institute will endure.

It’s difficult to describe the Hope Leadership Academy Summer Institute because it is so many things at one time: a place to learn, to share ideas, to improve skills, as well as a place for friendship.

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