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Week of the Young Child

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The Week of the Young Child is an annual week-long celebration in April sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The Week of the Young Child was first established in 1971 to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.

Curtis HS Youth Spread The Love

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For Self Harm Awareness month in March, student health ambassadors at Curtis High School, a Children's Aid Society community school in Staten Island, organized a “Self-Love Day.” Student volunteers handed out surveys that youth completed anonymously and led activities like "Fears vs Dreams" from the Tags /

National Volunteer Week

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The Children’s Aid Society wouldn’t be what it is today without the dedication, heart, and help of its volunteers.  For years, volunteers have played an integral role in supporting the CAS mission and its programming through direct service volunteering, fundraising for a variety of initiatives and programs, and by providing opportunities and unique learning experiences for all of our children and youth.

The Hatter and Hare Await You

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"'Twinkle, twinkle, little rat!
How I wonder what you're at!'
You know the song perhaps?"

... sang the Hatter.

CAS Applauds the Governor and State Legislature

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The Governor and the New York State Legislature reached an agreement early Saturday morning on the Fiscal Year 14-15 budget, and we are pleased that the children of New York State have been prioritized in this budget.

2014 CAS Youth of the Year

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Earlier this week, The Children's Aid Society's Adolescence Division coordinated an internal competition to select the young person who would represent Children's Aid at the upcoming Boys & Girls Club of America’s Youth of the Year State Competition.

From the Associates Council: Wonderland Supports CAS Foster Care Programs

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The Children’s Aid Society Associates Council is hosting its fourth annual spring fundraiser themed Wonderland“ on Thursday, April 24 from 7-10pm at the Manhattan Penthouse.

Washington Heights Community Celebrates Women's History Month

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Earlier this week, the SU Campus, a Children's Aid Society community school in Washington Heights, held its Seventh Annual Professional Hispanic Women’s Conference. The conference celebrates National Women’s History Month and shines a spotlight on the achievements and contributions of hispanic woment by bringing together members of the community for an evening of entertainment, empowerment and growth.

7th Annual Women's Conference Honors Hersilia Mendez

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Hersilia Mendez, Director of External Affairs and Communications for the National Technical Assistance Center for Community Schools, will be honored for her strong leadership and commitment at the Seventh Annual Professional Hispanic Women's Conference on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Hurry, Hurry Don’t Be Late...Associates Council Annual Spring Fundraiser

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This spring, the members of the Children’s Aid Society’s Associates Council (AC) are going down the rabbit hole and up to the penthouse to our very own “Wonderland” for our annual spring fundraising event on April 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Manhattan Penthouse.

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