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Foster Friday: Meet Malinda Cousins

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When Malinda Cousins takes on a new client, she goes deep in her efforts to get to know that teenager. It’s not enough to learn only about the young man or woman. Malinda wants to know about the entire support network. She invites friends to meetings, gets their phone numbers, and will call them if her client falls out of touch.

Lively Debate at 4th Annual “Lift Every Voice” Competition

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Primp, Pamper, and Bingo

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Teens from the Boys and Girls Club Keystone group at Hope Leadership Academy hosted twelve local senior citizens at the center’s annual Primp and Pamper event. The event gives teens the opportunity to provide service to seniors in the community and develop intergenerational relationships.

LeBron James Transforms the Frederick Douglass Center

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It has become a much-anticipated tradition. For nine years, LeBron James has made the NBA All-Star weekend about much more than just a basketball game. As the game moves from one city to the next, LeBron teams up with the Boys & Girls Club of America to commit massive acts of generosity at local facilities.

Show Your Heart Love: February is American Heart Month

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East Harlem Center Hosts #KnowYourRightsNYC

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On January 31, the East Harlem Center Keystone Club hosted the #KnowYourRightsNYC forum, an opportunity for teens to come together to help build stronger community relations with the police while also learning about their rights if they have personal interactions with police officers.

Associates Council members join 50 students in Study Now, Play Later

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On January 17, Associates Council volunteers gathered at the Dunlevy Milbank Community Center in Harlem to support Study Now, Play Later, a signature Children’s Aid program where students (grades K-5) spend their Saturday reinforcing concepts learned in school, specifically math and reading.

Children's Aid Celebrates National Mentoring Month

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Youth in Foster Care Need a Lifeline

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Kids Cooking and Eating Healthy

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Last November, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report showing that cooking classes for school-aged children has a big positive impact on food preferences and behaviors. CBS News wanted to learn more, so they came to Children’s Aid to witness our Go!Chefs program.

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Kids Cooking and Eating Healthy

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