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May is Foster Care Month: Geraldine Williams does not like a quiet home

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Several years ago, that was what she came back to each night after work. The youngest of her four children had moved out. Her husband had recently passed away. She was missing something.

“I needed some kids in the house,” said Geraldine.

Fannie Lou Holds Peace Block Fair

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On May 15, Children’s Aid community high school Fannie Lou Hamer held its fourth annual Peace Block Fair, a tradition that started in 2010 to commemorate young victims of violence and to

Proud Parents Graduate, Better Equipped for Their Families and Community

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On Saturday May 17, the Seventh Annual Ercilia Pepin Parent Leadership Institute (EPPLI) Graduation ceremony took place.

From the Associates Council: We painted the Town (and the Roses) Red!

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Last Thursday the Associate's Council and their many guests traveled down the rabbit hole and up to the Manhattan Penthouse for "Wonderland", an unforgettable cocktail party in support of The Children’s Aid foster care program.

13th Annual Children’s Art Show

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On Wednesday, The Children’s Aid Society hosted its 13th Annual Children’s Art Show at the Boricua College Art Gallery in Washington Heights. The wet weather didn’t deter the dozens of children, families and friends excited to view approximately 150 pieces of curated and professionally framed artwork that dressed the walls of the gallery.

Children's Aid Community Schools Cited in New York Times Sunday Dialogue

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On Sunday, April 26, a New York Times feature called Sunday Dialogue touched on issues of school choice and the unequal playing field in public education.

From the Associates Council: Raffle Prizes That Will Drive You Mad!

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One of highlights of the annual spring fête thrown by The Associates Council of The Children’s Aid Society is the spectacular raffle. Unlike normal raffles, you can pledge your tickets towards the prize of your choosing in distinct tiers. This year we have introduced a new tier!

CAS’s Jane Quinn Honored at National Forum

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The Community Schools 2014 National Forum in Cincinnati last week honored a handful of tireless education leaders and champions of the community schools model, including Children’s Aid staff member Tags /

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and at the Children’s Aid Society ensuring that a child grows up happy, healthy, and safe is a large part of the work we do every day. We do this through programs that ensure children have a safe place to live, that the home is free from violence and that children are given the supports they need to thrive, even when their parents are unable to provide it.

From the Associates Council: Thank you to our Wonderland sponsors!

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With the Wonderland fundraiser only a week away, we wanted to take a moment to thank our sponsors who are supporting The Children's Aid Society's Foster Care program by making this event possible.

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