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Hogs & Heifers NYC Saloon Bring Christmas to Harlem

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Written by Alirio Guerrero, Director of Preventive Services

This past Sunday, on December 8, you might have noticed Santa Clause leading a caravan of nearly 50 motorcycles up the FDR highway to deliver gifts and holiday fun to the children and families of The Children’s Aid Society’s Preventive Services Program.

Children's Aid Opens New Staten Island Health Center

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Earlier this month, Children’s Aid hosted an opening ceremony for its first school-based health center (SBHC) in Staten Island, located at Curtis High School. The brand new state-of-the-art health center enables Children’s Aid to provide health and wellness services to Curtis’ student body of over 3,000.

From the Associates Council: À la vôtre, Midnight in Paris!

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“America is my country, and Paris is my home town.” – Gertrude Stein

Grammy Winning Artist Ne-Yo Gives Back this Holiday Season

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Upon their return from Thanksgiving break, 250 Children’s Aid Society clients, ages 3 to 18, were treated to a special holiday visit at the Dunlevy Milbank Boys and Girls Club in Harlem. Grammy award-winning recording artist and song writer Ne-Yo began his annual “Giving Tour” on Monday, December 2 and made The Children’s Aid Society its first stop. The children were treated to snacks, gifts and music.

Thousands Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in Harlem

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Talking Transition: Every School a Community School

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Last week, The Children’s Aid Society took part in “Talking Transition”, a civic forum which brought together tens of thousands of New Yorkers, online and at its pop-up tent on Canal Street, to talk about the future of the city and how to shape the transition for Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio.

Finding “Forever” Families for Special Needs Children

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November is National Adoption Month, a time to raise awareness about the urgent need for adoptive families for children and youth in foster care. Currently there are nearly 400,000 children in the United States foster care system.

From the Associates Council: Friendraising Starts with Midnight in Paris

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When you watch Midnight in Paris, you watch the fantastic minds that defined modernism, hanging out in Gertrude Stein’s Paris apartment, creating culture that would impact generations to come. It’s a great reminder of the power of collaborating with impressive & inspiring people. And that’s what we are excited to do at our fall event – bring together awesome New Yorkers to show them the impact we can make together through The Children’s Aid Society.

WaPo Column: Making College a Family Matter

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Nationally syndicated columnist Esther J. Cepeda has written a commentary on the PBS documentary The Graduates/Los Graduados, which premiered last month. 

From the Associates Council: Escape to Midnight in Paris

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The Associates Council is thrilled to continue our literary themed events by bringing a bit of Parisian sparkle to the lower east side in just a couple short weeks. Following our recent Emerald City spring soiree, the Children’s Aid Society’s 17th Annual fall fundraiser pays homage to Midnight in Paris.

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