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From the Associates Council: Over the Rainbow and Back Again

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In my last blog post, I wrote about the abundance of heart within the Associates Council's spring event committee and our lively path down the “yellow brick road.” Today, I am thrilled to announce that we successfully reached our destination, the great Emerald City.

From the Associates Council: The Brains Behind Emerald City

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From the Associates Council: Turn on the Technicolor

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Remember the moment when Dorothy wakes up after the tornado, opens the door and finds herself in Munchkinland? Imagine seeing all that color at a time when almost every movie was black and white, and televisions didn't even exist. The Wizard of Oz is a paradigm of the Technicolor era, and despite the common misconception that it was colorized decades later, the 1939 film was originally and intentionally shot in sepia (Kansas) and Technicolor (Oz).

From the Associates Council: What’s in a Name?

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Last year’s second annual spring fundraiser was “A Gatsby Affair,” and the David Rubenstein Atrium transformed into the terrace of Jay Gatsby’s mansion. Some of our most enthusiastic guests dressed in flapper outfits and fashion of the Roaring Twenties, and everything from the raffle tiers to the cocktails fell in line with the theme.

The Dunlevy Milbank Center Opens an Imagination Playground

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This past Friday night, the Dunlevy Milbank Center in Harlem debuted its newest addition – the Imagination Playground. This exciting new mobile play system is made up of big, bright blue blocks of various shapes and sizes for children to play with, including cubes, bricks, cogs, curves and cylinders.

Children’s Aid Holds Grand Opening for South Bronx Headquarters

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The Children’s Aid Society held a grand opening today for its new 40,000 square foot Bronx headquarters, with a crowd of nearly 100 donors, friends and staff gathering to mark the occasion.

Advancing Youth Work

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NCCS staff contributed chapters to Advancing Youth Work: Current Trends, Critical Questions, edited by Dana Fusco and published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group in 2012 features chapters by Sarah Jonas, NCCS Director of Regional Initiatives, and Jane Quinn, CAS Vice President for Community Schools and Director NCCS.

Building Community Schools: A Guide for Action - 2013 Edition

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Building Community Schools: A Guide for Action is a book written and published by The Children’s Aid Society’s National Center for Community School that documents key lessons from 20 years of implementation of community schools in New York City and nationally.

Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success

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Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success is a groundbreaking compendium of studies, reports and commentaries by more than 100 thought leaders including practitioners, elected officials, educators, researchers, advocates and other prominent authors.

New Grant Will Help Children’s Aid Create Cradle to College Pipeline in the South Bronx

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

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