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The Children's Aid Society Hosts Grand Opening of New Bronx Headquarters for Health Services, Foster Care

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Thu, 2013-03-07

The Children’s Aid Society today announced that it will hold a grand opening for its new 40,000 square foot Bronx headquarters on Wednesday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Children’s Aid Commemorates Dominican Independence

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Parents and other adults who participate in engagement programs at Children’s Aid recently gathered at the Salomé Ureña de Henríquez Campus for its annual Dominican Independence Celebration.

Children’s Aid College Prep Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

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To commemorate the birthday of Theodore Geisel, otherwise known as Dr. Seuss, Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School held a day of activities to celebrate his talents last Friday. Staff dressed in costumes of characters from Dr. Seuss stories, and the school was decorated from floor to ceiling with student artwork and colorful images from the books.

Richard Buery Featured on NY1’s Road to City Hall

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Ever since the president laid out a plan for creating universal access to pre-school in his State of the Union speech, experts across the country have been weighing in on the importance of the early years of a child’s life to future success.

Lessons from Go!Chefs Featured on Epicurious

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A new Epicurious article, published over the weekend, highlights the Children's Aid Go!Chefs program as part of a discussion about the importance of engaging school-age children in cooking activities. With some expert input from Stefania Patinella, our director of food and nutrition programs, the author talks about kitchen safety tips, the basics of smart shopping, and some age-appropriate recipes to try out. But the article also covers some of the less tangible benefits of programs like Go!Chefs. As Stefania puts it, "Cooking is about self-efficacy. When kids cook, they think, I can do this! And that self-esteem can be more important than the actual skills they gain at this stage."

Read the full article here.

 

Dr. Carrera Presented With a Key to St. Petersburg

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The Children’s Aid Society’s very own Dr. Michael A. Carrera was recognized for his important work in the field of adolescent sexuality last week at a meeting of the St. Petersburg City Council, where he was presented with a key to the city. The Pinellas County Health Department in St.

Food Justice Hits the Streets!

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Students in The Children’s Aid Society’s Food Justice After-School Program have hit the streets to conduct their very own community food assessment. The Food Justice Program empowers young people to explore what food means to them and to their community.

Hundreds Advocate on Behalf of School-Based Health Centers in Albany

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School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) got a much deserved spotlight on February 12 during an all-day advocacy event in Albany. Over 500 hundred SBHC supporters—mostly students, parents and teachers—from around the state visited Albany to urge legislators to hold SBHCs harmless in this year’s budget.

Frederick Douglass Youth Celebrate Fashion Week

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Recently arriving in New York City for fashion week, Australian-based clothing company Dresscode Initiative gave back to the community by hosting a fashion celebration at Children’s Aid’s Frederick Douglass Center.

The Children’s Aid Society and Phipps CDC Announce‘Collective Impact’ Grant from JPMorgan Chase

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Tue, 2013-02-12

The Children’s Aid Society and Phipps Community Development Corporation (Phipps CDC) today announced they have been awarded a $300,000 planning grant from JPMorgan Chase Foundation to develop a cradle-through-college pathway initiative in the South Bronx.

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