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Measuring Social Return on Investment for Community Schools: A Case Study

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Measuring Social Return on Investment for Community Schools:  A Case Study. This case study documents the process of applying social return on investment (SROI) analysis to measure the economic value of two community schools operated by The Children's Aid Society, in partnership with the New York City Department of Educati

For Staten Island Youngsters, Tall Tales Told in the Grass

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As part of its commitment to increase summer learning and counter the effects of the “summer slide,” the Goodhue Center invited local politicians to come out and read to its youngest summer camp participants in the first "Reading Leaders Day."

Experts Analyze Social Services Challenges For Next Mayor

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This week, “The Road to City Hall” explored the many challenges that social services organizations are facing with Richard Buery, president and CEO of the Children's Aid Society, along with Annetta Seecharran, director of policy and advocacy at United Neighborhood Houses, and Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO and executive director of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies.

Watch the show here.

JPMorgan Chase Donates Bikes to Children’s Aid Youth

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Yesterday, JPMorgan Chase hosted a “Build-A-Bike” event to benefit 16 kids from our Dunlevy Milbank Community Center in Central Harlem.

Time Warner Grant Awarded to I.S. 218

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Time Warner Cable (TWC) recently awarded a $3,500 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Summer Challenge Grant to the summer program at I.S. 218, a Children’s Aid community school.

Celebrating a Head Start on Learning

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Family, friends and staff looked on with pride as their children paraded into the decorated gym at the P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley School this past Tuesday for the school’s very first Head Start “Moving Up” ceremony.

Grand Opening Held for the Manhattan Preventive Services Center

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AAMI Hosts “The Central Park Five” Screening, Panel Discussion

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On Tuesday night, several dozen young men who are part of Children’s Aid’s African American Male Initiative (AAMI) attended a screening of the 2012 Ken Burns documentary, “The Central Park Five.”  The documentary recounts the wrongful conviction of five black and Latino teenagers for the brutal

A Visit from the Chancellor

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Schools Chancellor Walcott, along with DYCD Commissioner Mullgrav, paid a visit to CS 211 this morning as part of a tour of NYC Summer Quest sites. Together, the group practiced with the marching band, observed a cooking demonstration and paid a visit to the chicken coop outside 211.

Celebrating 25 Years of AileyCamp

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The Children's Aid/AileyCamp empowers young people by helping them develop a strong sense of self-esteem, self-expression and mastery. It is made possible through a decades-long partnership between Children's Aid and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

This morning, the national director of AileyCamp was featured on NBC-4 New York to discuss the 25th anniversary of the camps.

Watch the video here.

 

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