CCC’s 2023 Annual Celebration Breakfast

Join us in-person for an empowering breakfast to celebrate and spotlight child and family advocacy–from housing stability to economic security efforts, and beyond.

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The infant mortality rate is three times greater for Black babies compared to white babies in NYC.


children under the age of 14 live in New York City homeless shelters. And 95% of families with children living in shelters are Black or Hispanic.

< 50%

of all third through eighth-graders in NYC public schools score at or above reading and math grade levels.

1 in 4

NYC children (or 400,000) grow up in households below the federal poverty line.

We Advocate to Ensure that Every Child is

Spotlight: NYC’s Childcare Crisis

Early Care and Education in NYC

CCC’s latest report breaks down the systemic challenges that create barriers in NYC’s early care and education system.

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Elevating the Voices of Parents and ECE Providers


Photo of a young parent with their eyes closed, smiling, and holding their preschool age child. The child is kissing their parent

Read results from our parent survey.

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Why are there empty seats?


Outreach issues, services not matching parent needs, and a confusing application have led to low utilization rates.

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Recommendations to Address the Ongoing Systemic Issues for ECE in NYC

Testimony & Public Comments

On Wednesday, February 15th, Deputy Executive Director Elysia Murphy presented oral testimony to the City Council Commit …

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Help children and families affected by the COVID-19 crisis