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Healthy children have one less reason to miss a day of school and have one more asset to prosper in adulthood. And dental health is a critical component of overall health. However, dentist visits are not always accessible to families living in poverty. That is why Children’s Aid is proud to be one of few health care providers to offer dental care to children while they are in school.

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At the Capitol, Strength in Numbers

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On Tuesday, February 2, the Fostering Youth Success Alliance (FYSA) descended on the New York State Capitol from many corners of the state. For the second consecutive year, dozens of young people—students from high school and college, recent graduates—joined representatives of the 18 organizations in the alliance to make a case for expansive higher education support for youth in and aging out of foster care.

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Two from Children’s Aid Join NYC Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board

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Children's Aid Goes to Albany

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On Tuesday, January 26, The Children’s Aid Society president and CEO Phoebe Boyer spent the day in Albany to advocate for New York’s children and families.
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Donna Chandler: Celebrating Her Many Years of Service

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Pictured from left to right: Donna Chandler and Faith Ringgold

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Partners in Safety

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The National Income Life Insurance Company has done a fine thing in the name of safety. It has created a Child Safe Kit, offered free to its customers. This kit stores a child’s pictures, fingerprints, and other information useful to law enforcement in the event that that child is reported missing. 

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A Holiday Home Run

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Major League Baseball has had a longstanding relationship with the Boys & Girls Club, which means they’ve been a great source of support for the four clubs connected with Children’s Aid. The latest measure of that support came last week. MLB asked for letters to Santa from 50 of our kids at East Harlem Center. Then they sent a bus uptown to get the kids along with some of our staff and bring them to their midtown headquarters for food and fun.

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Stellar Service Recognized

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The members of the Keystone Club at East Harlem Center have a history of thinking big. Last year, they created an initiative called #KnowYourRights that helped educate teens about their legal rights while encouraging them to improve their relationship with local police. The project drew a lot of praise.

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Finding Success in Community

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Another fall semester of MSG classroom came to an end this past week. The latest group of students from Hope Leadership Academy and Fannie Lou Freedom High School closed out the nine-week program with MSG Networks and the Garden of Dreams Foundation, during which they learned behind the scenes work of television production and sports coverage. 

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Youth Empowerment Summit

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Last month, our Go!Healthy Food Justice program partnered with a coalition of youth food justice organizations, including Added Value, Bushwick Campus Youth Food Policy Council, Community Food Advocates, East New York Farms!, EcoStation:NY, Friends of the High Line, New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College, and Teenergetic, to organize a Youth Empowerment Summit (Y.E.S.!) for food justice advocacy.

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