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Exceptional Teens Compete for Youth of the Year Honors!

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The New York State Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs is excited to announce that SEFCU, one of the largest credit unions in New York State, has agreed to be the 2014 Presenting Sponsor of the 2014 New York State Youth of the Year Program.

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NYS Foster Youth and Advocates Launch Campaign to Address Need to Make Higher Education More Accessible

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Tue, 2014-05-13

Albany, NY—Current and former foster youth along with state legislators and dozens of advocates from across New York gathered at the Capitol today to launch the Youth in Care Coalition’s Foster College Success Campaign, a broad-based undertaking to highlight the obstacles that foster youth face in trying to advance their education, with the goal of raising awareness of these issues amongst all state legislators.

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CAS and Phipps Neighborhoods Announce $1MM Grant from JPMorgan Chase

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Mon, 2014-05-05

New York, NY - Phipps Neighborhoods and The Children’s Aid Society today joined forces to announce a $1,000,000 expansion grant from JPMorgan Chase to support their cradle-through-career collective impact initiative in the South Bronx.

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United Charities Members Announce Plans to Explore Sale of the UC Building

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Thu, 2014-03-27

New York, NY - The United Charities, an organization comprised of the Community Service Society, The Children’s Aid Society and the New York City Mission Society, today announced that it has engaged a commercial real estate broker to explore possible sale of The United Charities Building, located at 105 East 22nd Street (aka 287 Park Avenue South). The broker, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, was chosen after a competitive bidding process.

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CAS Statement on US Education Department Report on Student Suspension

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Statement by Bill Weisberg, Interim CEO, The Children’s Aid Society

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Curtis HS's School-Based Health Center Profiled in the Staten Island Advance

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The Staten Island Advance has profiled the brand new, state of the art school-based health center at Curtis High School, Children’s Aid newest SBHC, which opened just a few months ago. The article reports that 70 to 80 students are provided with a wide range of high quality health services per day, at a school where 70% of the student population lives below the federal poverty line.

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The Epoch Times Reports on Mayor de Blasio’s Community Schools Expansion

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In early February, the Epoch Times covered the appointment of CAS President and CEO Richard R. Buery Jr. as Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives.

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WNYC: Can $10,239 Buy Quality Pre-K?

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Universal preschool is in the news, and everyone from the president to Mayor de Blasio is talking about its benefits. Research increasingly shows that intervening early in a child’s life has positive effects on later academic and social progress.

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New York Times: Helping to Build a School for the Poor, by Selling One in a Wealthier Area

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Today’s New York Times features a story on The Children’s Aid Society’s ongoing investments in some of New York City’s neediest communities.

Children’s Aid now concentrates its efforts in four high-needs neighborhoods—the South Bronx, Washington Heights, Harlem and East Harlem, and northern Staten Island—and is reallocating resources to make long-term investments to serve some of the city’s most vulnerable children in those communities.

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The Children's Aid Society's Next Generation Center Named 'Exemplary Initiative' by Center for Study of Social Policy

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Wed, 2014-01-15

Today, The Children’s Aid Society’s Next Generation Center was named one of 15 local, state and national youth and family serving initiatives making a critical difference in the lives of youth in foster care by the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), a national organization based in Washington, DC.

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