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

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

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.

Making College a Reality for Youth in Foster Care

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A new report outlining an approach, and requesting resources to support the college age youth in foster care, was released today and is being considered by lawmakers at the State Capitol in Albany. 

The Children’s Aid Society Announces $45 Million Bronx Community School Investment

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Wed, 2014-01-01

The Children’s Aid Society today announced the construction of its new state-of-the-art Bronx Community School, serving as both a community center and new location of Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School. This will be the most significant investment Children’s Aid has made as part of its continuing commitment to the South Bronx.

Statewide Alliance Advocating for Comprehensive College Support for New York Youth in Foster Care

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Wed, 2015-01-07

The Children’s Aid Society honored Stanley Bergman, president and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., and Dr. Michael Carrera, vice president of the Adolescence Division of Children’s Aid, at its fourth annual gala, held yesterday at event space 583 Park in New York City.

Children's Aid Raises $1.6 Million at Gala Honoring Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman, Dr. Michael Carrera

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Fri, 2014-11-21

The Children’s Aid Society honored Stanley Bergman, president and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., and Dr. Michael Carrera, vice president of the Adolescence Division of Children’s Aid, at its fourth annual gala, held yesterday at event space 583 Park in New York City.

Community Members United to Launch “South Bronx Rising Together”

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Tue, 2014-10-28
When: Monday, October 27, 2014
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Boricua College
890 Washington Ave., Bronx, NY 10451
Who: Richard Buery, Deputy Mayor of New York City
Gloria Alston, Chair of Bronx Community Board 3
Dr. Betty A. Rosa, New York State Board of Regents

Community-Inspired Youth Project Shines a Light on After-School Services

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Fri, 2014-10-10

More than 150 children gathered to demonstrate their STEAM skills (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) at the “Lights on Afterschool” event run by the Staten Island Children’s Museum in partnership with The Children’s Aid Society, at its Goodhue Center. These academic skills are the foundation of the Children’s Museum’s programming and a core part of after-school services available at Goodhue Center.

Advocating for Foster Youth

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Our Policy team was in Albany on February 10 to make a huge push for the Success in College Initiative, the current centerpiece of work being done by the Fostering Youth Success Alliance. Dozens of youth traveled to the Capitol along with advocates from across the state, and covered tremendous ground, meeting with nearly 30 lawmakers, urging them to make a $3 million investment in the college education of youth in foster care. Jess Maxwell appeared on two significant Albany-based media broadcasts to talk about FYSA and the Success in College Initiative.

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