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The Children’s Aid Society Applauds Governor Cuomo for Creating Opportunities for Young People

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Tue, 2016-01-19

“We applaud Governor Cuomo for including in his budget several important proposals that will create vital opportunities for young people across New York,” said Phoebe C. Boyer, president and CEO of The Children’s Aid Society. “In particular, we are excited to see the state seize on community schools as a way to strengthen academic success while also recognizing that we have to support youth in and aging out of foster care as they pursue their dreams of a college degree.

The Children’s Aid Society Appoints Kevin Allan as Chief Development Officer

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Fri, 2016-01-08

The Children's Aid Society today announced the hiring of Kevin Allan as its new chief development officer.  Allan will lead all private and public fundraising efforts to ensure that Children’s Aid can best support the children and families it serves at 50 sites across New York City.

The Children’s Aid Society Salutes Judge Judith Kaye’s Legacy

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Wed, 2015-12-16

All of us at The Children’s Aid Society are saddened to hear of the passing of Judge Judith Kaye,” said Phoebe C. Boyer, the organization’s president and CEO. “Throughout her illustrious career, Judge Kaye was a fierce advocate for children and young people, especially those growing up in the most challenging circumstances. Most recently, we were honored to have her on the side of the Fostering Youth Success Alliance, standing up for youth in and aging out of foster care who could benefit dramatically with greater access to college.

Children’s Aid Receives 15th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

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For a record-breaking 15th consecutive year, The Children’s Aid Society has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator, which published its latest ratings this week.

Children’s Aid Society is the only organization in Charity Navigator history to receive 15 consecutive four-star ratings.

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Bronx Stakeholders Come Together to Tackle Chronic Absenteeism

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Dozens of stakeholders in the South Bronx community gathered at East Bronx Academy for the Future to raise awareness of the critical role that strong attendance plays in academic success and to kick-off an allied effort among 61 schools, as part of the South Bronx Rising Together collective impact initiative, to dramatically reduce chronic absenteeism in the area.

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Bronx Stakeholders Come Together to Tackle Chronic Absenteeism

Children’s Aid Announces the Relocation of its Central Headquarters

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Thu, 2015-08-06

The Children’s Aid Society today announced that it is relocating its central headquarters from 105 East 22nd Street to 711 3rd Avenue. Children’s Aid has executed a five-year lease for a new principal place of business following the sale of its headquarters at the United Charities Building, where it has operated for more than 100 years. Children’s Aid will continue to operate its programs and services at it more than 50 sites in the South Bronx, Washington Heights, Harlem, and Northern Staten Island.

Children’s Aid Secures $3.75 Million HHS Grant

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Wed, 2015-07-22

The Children’s Aid Society is proud to announce an award of $3.75 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Adolescent Health that will fund innovative programming designed to prevent unwanted pregnancies and educate teenagers about the consequences of risky behavior. The programming, spread over five years, will target the South Bronx, the nation’s poorest congressional district, where rates of teen pregnancy and birth, sexually transmitted diseases, and foster care placements far exceed the national averages.

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Phoebe Boyer: Steering the Children’s Aid “Battleship”

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The Children’s Aid Society Breaks Ground on $45 Million Bronx Community School

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Tue, 2015-03-31

The Children’s Aid Society held a groundbreaking ceremony for its future Bronx Community School, which will serve as a community center and the new location of the Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School.

The six-story, 73,300-square-foot building is expected to open August 2016, at a total project cost of $45 million. The building will sit at 1232 Southern Boulevard, in close proximity to several other Children’s Aid locations that provide a comprehensive spectrum of social services to families.

The Children’s Aid Society Secures $2.3 Million USDA Grant

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Wed, 2015-02-11

The Children’s Aid Society is proud to announce an award of $2.3 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention grants. Spread over five years, the grants will finance a wide range of practical and educational programming at Children’s Aid locations, all designed to promote healthy food choices on a limited budget and active lifestyles.

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