Post Tagged with: "Administration for Children’s Services"

Yinett Sánchez received her associate certificate in child development through ACS and CUNY. (Photo via El Diario)

ACS and CUNY Join Forces to Educate NYC Parents

Education, Labor, New York, Youth March 26, 2019 at 5:59 pm

Thanks to a partnership with the NYC Administration for Children’s Services launched in 2016, dozens of parents, many of them immigrants, have graduated from CUNY’s Child Development Associate Certificate program, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Residents at the Crossroads Juvenile Detention Center. (Photo by José Martínez via El Diario)

Inside Crossroads, a ‘Maximum Security Prison’ For Youths

Brooklyn, Youth August 29, 2018 at 2:41 pm

An El Diario/La Prensa reporter visited the Crossroads Juvenile Detention Center in Brooklyn and talked with inmates as well as officials discussing “Raise the Age” and a probable transfer of youths from Rikers Island.

Edgar Núñez-Aguero, 20, from the Dominican Republic, studies business and liberal arts. Cindy Flores, 22, from Honduras, studies political science. Hispanic youths under the care of ACS study at a joint program with Queens College. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

More Foster Care Youths on the Road to College

Education, Latino, Youth November 23, 2016 at 1:17 pm

The Administration of Children’s Services, in association with CUNY and other institutions, has made it possible for more students under its care to obtain higher education, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Adi Talwar via City Limits)

Improving Oversight of Child Welfare in the City

New York, Social Services, Youth April 3, 2014 at 3:28 pm

Gladys Carrión, the new commissioner of the Administration for Children’s Services, hopes to improve the agency’s reputation, City Limits reports.

Barry Chaffkin of Children's Corps (Photo by Heather-Ann Schaeffner/City Limits)

Supporting Child Caseworkers to Reduce Turnover

Government, Social Services, Youth January 10, 2014 at 4:07 pm

An effort to improve conditions for New York’s child caseworkers has had some success, reports City Limits.

Ronnie Cortes and Kevin Garcia with son Mason. When their babysitter suddenly quit, it sidetracked Cortes’ career training. (Photo by Rosa Goldensohn/Brooklyn Bureau).

EarlyLearn NYC Program Fails to Reach Many Who Need It

Education, In the News, Social Services December 20, 2013 at 3:14 pm

The Brooklyn Bureau reveals some of the serious shortcomings of EarlyLearn NYC.

The Duffield Children's Center, a day care in Brooklyn, received funding for 40 slots under the city's EarlyLearn NYC program. Other centers were not so lucky. (Photo by Kerri MacDonald / The Local Fort Greene)

Jewish Organization Scoops Large Portion of City’s Day Care Funding

Economy, Education May 29, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Cuts in subsidized day care and a new city funding system have left many centers bracing for closure, and thousands of children at risk of losing their slots. But at least one organization has reaped the benefits, The Jewish Daily Forward reports. A Jewish religious organization is set to receive $31 million in contracts.

Chinese Community Urged to Learn About Child Abuse

Culture, East Asian, In the News April 23, 2012 at 11:19 am

In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, World Journal ran an article that urged the Chinese community to educate themselves about child abuse and stay involved in their children’s lives.