Recommendations on the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of NYC Children and Youth

Testimony & Public Comments

March 21, 2023

On Tuesday, March 21st Alice Bufkin, Associate Executive Director of Policy and Advocacy testified before the City Council Preliminary Budget Committee Hearing on Health and Mental Health, Disabilities, and Addiction. Written testimony was later submitted by Alice Bufkin and Jenny Veloz highlighting CCC’s priorities around protecting children from lead poisoning by supporting and funding legislative bills to close loopholes and strengthen enforcement of current lead poisoning prevention laws, supporting the behavioral needs of children in schools, and enhancing community-based supports for children and families. Read their testimony to learn more.

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