After School and Weekend

Using Art, Harlem Youth Re-Imagine Their Community

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Last week, a great group of volunteers sponsored a Free Arts NYC event at The Children’s Aid Society’s Milbank Center in Harlem for a “Build your Own Community” art project that helped under-served kids re-imagine their worlds as part of Good Deeds Day.

Youth Vie For Coveted Spot on Leadership Council

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As New Yorkers head to the polls today to vote for the city’s new Mayor, students at The Children’s Aid Society are also holding their own valuable elections. Last Friday, students in the afterschool program at P.S.

Tom Hiddleston Surprises Kids at "Thor" Screening

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Last night for Halloween, over 60 kids from the East Harlem Center and community school Mirabal Sisters Campus dressed up in costumes, and headed down to Times Square for a screening of “Tags /

Children’s Aid Shines the Lights on Afterschool

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On October 17, The Children’s Aid Society joined organizations around the country for the 14th Annual Lights On Afterschool rally. Lights On Afterschool is celebrated nationwide to call attention to the importance of after-school programs for America's children, families and communities.

With CME Group Support, Artistic Possibilities Grow in After-School

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In the 2012-2013 school year, after-school arts programming thrived at Children’s Aid community schools P.S. 8, located in Washington Heights, and C.S. 61, located in our South Bronx campus.

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

2013 Iron Go!Chefs Competition

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Campaign for Children Rallies Outside City Hall

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Hundreds of children, youth workers and government officials gathered this morning outside of City Hall, rallying against the proposed budget cuts to after-school and other OST (out-of-school time) programs.

Food Justice Hits the Streets!

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Students in The Children’s Aid Society’s Food Justice After-School Program have hit the streets to conduct their very own community food assessment. The Food Justice Program empowers young people to explore what food means to them and to their community.

Over 60,000 Signatures and Letters Call On Mayor to Restore Cuts to After School and Child Care

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