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Positive Deviance Project Finds Keys to School Success

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Recently, a group of Bronx residents met at Children’s Aid’s Next Generation Center to discuss the solutions to school failure they’re seeing among stronger students in the community and how to get other parents and students to model this positive behavior and achieve academic success.

Children's Aid Proudly Graduates its 2012-2013 Adult GED Class

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Last night, 20 adult graduates affiliated with the Salome Urena Campus, a Children's Aid community school, celebrated the completion of their GEDs.

Sephora Donates Prom Dresses to Children's Aid Teens

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Prom season is in full force and for many households, paying for all its details can quickly become a daunting expense. For a group of 40 young ladies from Children’s Aid Society teen programs such as the Dunlevy Milbank Center and the Hope Leadership Academy, finding the right prom dress was made easier thanks to a donation from Sephora Flatiron.

Children’s Aid Holds a Division Wide Word Bee

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Earlier in May, over 20 young people from our community centers gathered at the East Harlem Center to compete in the division wide Word Bee.  Our kids prepared over the course of the entire academic year, diligently  learning the words, their definitions and their parts of speech.

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.

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

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Richard Buery on the Huffington Post: The High Costs of Aging Out

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For many young people, the transition from teen to independent adult is a gradual process that extends into their mid- to late 20s, with financial and emotional support from family. Most youth make it, but a significant number don’t—and so they become disconnected.

Youth who age out of foster care have the hardest time getting on their feet, and without family to rely on, the odds of success are against them.  But investments in the futures of these young people can result in significant benefits to them and to society.

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.

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