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Rising Together to Improve Outcomes for Bronx Children

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Approximately one year ago, The Children’s Aid Society and Phipps Neighborhoods joined forces to develop a cradle-through-college-and-career pathway initiative for the South Bronx.

Summer Interns Praise Political Experience

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Dozens of teens gathered at The Children’s Aid Society’s National Center for Community Schools for the 2013 Internship Appreciation Ceremony on Friday, August 9 to celebrate the culmination of a memorable summer work experience.

Summer Campers Dream Big with Justice Sotomayor

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Last week, about 50 second and third graders from the Children’s Aid Summer Camp at C. S. 211 shared a day of fun, learning and inspiration with U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Bronx native Sonia Sotomayor.

From the Associates Council: The Hearts at the End of the Road

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In the Wizard of Oz, the Tin Man meets Dorothy and states his yearning desire for a heart. He travels all the way to the Emerald City, along with the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow, merely to obtain a heart--one he deservingly receives, yet most likely already had.

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.

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