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Teens in Action Debut PSA

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Salomé Ureña de Henriquez Campus (SU Campus) in Washington Heights has been buzzing with teen activity over the last few weeks.

Bronx Students Survey Peers About Violence Then Create Safety Plan

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On Wednesday, May 15, a group of young leaders from the South Bronx convened “Keep Calm and Stop the Violence,” a forum on safety and violence to engage their peers, community leaders and elected officials in a conversation about safety concerns and to present recommendations from a recent community survey.

At Drew Hamilton: Plantings & A Pep Talk from a Young Alum

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Children’s Aid Society Names Yolanda McBride New Director of Public Policy

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Thu, 2013-05-16

The Children’s Aid Society announced today the hiring of Yolanda McBride as its new director of public policy. In this role, McBride will lead advocacy efforts at Children’s Aid in a range of areas, including education, health and child welfare, as well as youth development, adolescent pregnancy prevention, juvenile justice and cross-systems coordination.

Program Keeps Troubled New York Youth Close to Home

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The New York Times recently profiled the ”Close to Home” initiative, a collaboration between New York City and New York State to find more appropriate placements for NYC youth in the juvenile justice system and to increase the efficiency of the system as a whole.

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A Musical Message for Children on Healthy Eating

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A May 6 New York Times article looks at creative and fun ways to address nutritional challenges among urban youth. A Children’s Aid competition called “Iron Go!Chefs,” part of our Go!Healthy initiative, was one of the featured programs in a column by personal health writer Jane Brody.

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Children’s Art Show Draws Hundreds of Viewers

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Last week, The Children’s Aid Society hosted its 12th annual Children’s Art Show at the Dunlevy Milbank Center, located in Harlem.

From the Associates Council: Q&A with Tanya Steel

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Meet Tanya Wenman Steel, editor-in-chief of Epicurious.com, best-selling cook book author, James Beard award winner and mother of two quickly growing (and eating) boys. We're thrilled to have her joining our Emerald City event as our special guest!

Children’s Aid Supports Denim Day NYC, Advocacy for Sexual Assault Victims

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In 1998, the Italian Supreme Court dismissed a rape case, reasoning that since the victim was wearing tight jeans–which are hard to remove–she must have consented to the act.

Goodhue Park, New York City's Newest, Now Open for Staten Islanders

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The Children’s Aid Society and the NYC Parks Department have been in long-term negotiations for the sale of 38 acres from the Goodhue campus for use as a city park, which will ultimately allow the unused land at our Staten Island center to be preserved for public enjoyment. This move will also help Children’s Aid invest more deeply in its services for children and families in Staten Island and elsewhere across the city.

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