Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Alianza leader remembers a summer that transformed lives

Alianza 2021 Summer Program CCNY
Alianza's Summer Youth Program. Photo Credit: Alianza, Catholic Charities Community Services

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Space available as bilingual therapeutic preschools open for enrollment at Saint Dominic’s in The Bronx

St. Dominic's Preschool
Children at St. Dominic's Preschool Program. Credit: St. Dominic's Family Services

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The Diaper Bank: No Cost Diapers Improve Infant Health

Catholic Charities New York Diaper Bank
Catholic Charities New York Provides a Free Diaper Bank

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Primed for the Pipeline: Summer Youth Work Program Restarts

 

Bronx Free Press CCNY SYEP Program
The city has opened its application window for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).
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The Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Center is as Much a Part of Harlem as Harlem is a Part of The Center

Learning Lab at the Kennedy Center CCNY
Children at the Kennedy Center Learning Lab. Photo: Johnny Zhang for Catholic Charities of New York

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A Parent’s Letter: Astor Services Staffer Aids Autistic Child While Grocery Shopping

“I hope this message will reach whoever should hear this great work/ kindness one of your employees had shown.”

My family and I were in Hannaford’s supermarket over the weekend and my...

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‘I Know I’m Not Alone’: The Importance of Mentors Right Now

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Ansh, left, and his mentor, Jared Stankowski, at lunch in Astoria, Queens.
“People are out there to help you,” Ansh said.Credit....

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Facing Challenges Brought By The Pandemic, Helping People And Communities.

NYT NCF The Riveras Alianza
Olga Rivera with her daughters Adela, left, and Martina.Credit...Joshua Bright for The New York Times

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NYC Cut 40,000 Youth Jobs When They Were Needed Most


Laisha Gonzalez with her family // Benjamin Norman 

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A New Shape and Size for the Summer Youth Employment Programs

  • Summer Youth Employment Rebranded As SYEP Summer Bridge 2020

  • 75,000 SYEP Positions Reduced To 35,000 Positions

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