Recommendations for the NYC Council Committee on Education

Testimony & Public Comments

March 15, 2023

On Wednesday, March 15th, Policy and Advocacy Associate Rebecca Charles provided oral testimony at the New York City Council Hearing on the Preliminary Budget for Education. Alice Bufkin, Rebecca Charles, Caitlyn Passaretti, and Jenny Veloz then later submitted written testimony with a more elaborate list of CCC’s education priorities, highlighting much needed investments to stabilize and expand the early childhood education system; ensure education access for immigrant students, students in shelter, and student in foster care; address behavioral health needs of students; enhance school cafeterias citywide; and reject the criminalization of students. Read their testimony to learn more about these pressing issues. 

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