NEW YORK, NY – The Children’s Aid Society honored Mayor Bloomberg and Richard W. Edelman, president and CEO of Edelman and trustee of The Children’s Aid Society, at its third annual gala, held yesterday at event space 583 Park Avenue in New York City.
New York, NY—The Children’s Aid Society today announced that it has placed among the top 25 applicants nationally in round four of Investing in Innovation (i3), a U.S. Department of Education competition to expand programs that help improve student achievement. A five-year, approximately $2.75 million grant will allow Children’s Aid to bring its Parent Leadership Institute, launched in 2008 in the low-income, immigrant-rich community of Washington Heights, to six Children’s Aid partnership schools in the South Bronx.
Following on the heels of the 2013 NCCS Practicum, Bloomberg EDU will explore the community schools model and how it can help close the opportunity gap.
The first of two 15-minute segments will feature a conversation between host Jane Williams and our practicum keynote speaker, Robert Putnam, who is Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, and best-selling author of “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American.”
NEW YORK – New York Giants’ football star Justin Tuck joined The Children’s Aid Society (CAS), the Citi Foundation and the 1:1 Fund today to launch a new initiative that aims to help low-income New York City children and their families save and plan for college.
For a record-breaking 16th 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 16 consecutive four-star ratings.
The Children’s Aid Society hosted its sixth annual Keeping the Promise Benefit to celebrate the organization’s 163 years of service to New York City’s children and families, on Thursday, November 3, at Guastavino’s. The organization honored Wade Davis, the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Viacom, and Hugh F. Johnston, the vice chairman and chief financial officer of PepsiCo, for their corporate leadership and commitment to creating opportunities for young people.
Children’s Aid created the Saturday Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth in 1989. More than 25 years later, it remains the only free program of its kind in NYC, providing an array of enriching recreational and social activities, field trips, and community service projects for deaf and hard of hearing children.
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The Health and Wellness Division helps children of every age achieve and sustain optimal physical and mental health. We do this by providing high-quality, comprehensive health care and wellness services, and a range of supports that reduce health disparities among underserved children and families.
The following services are available to students at the School-Based Health Center: