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Week of the Young Child

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The Week of the Young Child is an annual week-long celebration in April sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The Week of the Young Child was first established in 1971 to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.

Curtis HS Youth Spread The Love

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For Self Harm Awareness month in March, student health ambassadors at Curtis High School, a Children's Aid Society community school in Staten Island, organized a “Self-Love Day.” Student volunteers handed out surveys that youth completed anonymously and led activities like "Fears vs Dreams" from the Tags /

CAS Applauds the Governor and State Legislature

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The Governor and the New York State Legislature reached an agreement early Saturday morning on the Fiscal Year 14-15 budget, and we are pleased that the children of New York State have been prioritized in this budget.

2014 CAS Youth of the Year

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Earlier this week, The Children's Aid Society's Adolescence Division coordinated an internal competition to select the young person who would represent Children's Aid at the upcoming Boys & Girls Club of America’s Youth of the Year State Competition.

Washington Heights Community Celebrates Women's History Month

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Earlier this week, the SU Campus, a Children's Aid Society community school in Washington Heights, held its Seventh Annual Professional Hispanic Women’s Conference. The conference celebrates National Women’s History Month and shines a spotlight on the achievements and contributions of hispanic woment by bringing together members of the community for an evening of entertainment, empowerment and growth.

7th Annual Women's Conference Honors Hersilia Mendez

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Hersilia Mendez, Director of External Affairs and Communications for the National Technical Assistance Center for Community Schools, will be honored for her strong leadership and commitment at the Seventh Annual Professional Hispanic Women's Conference on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Using Art, Harlem Youth Re-Imagine Their Community

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Last week, a great group of volunteers sponsored a Free Arts NYC event at The Children’s Aid Society’s Milbank Center in Harlem for a “Build your Own Community” art project that helped under-served kids re-imagine their worlds as part of Good Deeds Day.

UPK Bronx Rally Attracts Families, Elected Officials

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Hundreds of youth, parents, advocates and youth services providers attended the Bronx Community Action Meeting last Thursday, February 27th, in support of Mayor de Blasio’s plan to provide Universal Pre-Kindergarten to all of New York City’s four year olds.

February is National Children's Dental Health Month

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The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children's Dental Health Month every February to raise awareness on the importance of good oral hygiene.

Phillips Nizer, LLP Helps Family In Need

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On Friday, February 14, Juana and Gregorio Rosario and their granddaughter Amy Germosen Rosario were the beneficiaries of a Valentine’s Day lunch organized by Alan Shapiro, Esq., of Phillips Nizer, LLP, at the firm’s Fifth Avenue offices. For the past eight years, Shapiro has organized this event to benefit a family that has been profiled in the New York Times Neediest Cases campaign.

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