Courses and Events

Civic engagement is a key pillar in our advocacy. We believe in arming people with data and, facts about the issues impacting New York City children and equipping them with the tools to make a difference.

Community Leadership Course

The Community Leadership Course (CLC) is a 10-week course for adults offered every Fall. Participants spend one day a week immersed in different children’s issues and learn about effective child advocacy campaigns. Upon completion, participants often join CCC’s Advocacy Council for additional civic engagement opportunities.

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Youth Action NYC

An after-school program for high schoolers, the Youth Community Leadership Course (YCLC) teaches how to engage in fact-based advocacy. YCLC graduates can remain involved with CCC as Youth Activists and Peer Trainers.

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Advocacy Workshops and Events

Interested in learning more about issues that impact children, families, and communities across NYC? Sign up for one of our upcoming workshops, trainings, and events on various child advocacy issues. We’ll regularly update our calendar with the latest opportunities. To be the first to know about new events, you can also sign-up for our events email list. If your organization or group would like CCC to present or host an event at your location, sign up.

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We can’t do any of our work without you. Because we are independent from government funding, our work depends on individuals like you. Your contribution will make a dramatic difference in the lives of thousands of children. Join us at one of our benefit events or make a donation now.

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Event Calendar

CCC hosts trainings, events, workshops, and benefits throughout year. Register for an upcoming event by referencing the calendar below.