Post Tagged with: "child care"

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.

Guadalupe Villamil and Anavelia Romero, with coordinator Juan Cuautle at La Colmena in Staten Island. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latina Nannies to Create Worker Co-op on Staten Island

Labor, Latino, Staten Island, Women, Youth October 4, 2016 at 2:15 pm

A group of immigrant women is creating a workers’ cooperative for nannies on Staten Island, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Police shattered the window of a car in which a 2-year-old boy was left unattended, in Hackensack, New Jersey, on July 30.

Koreans Raise Concerns After Toddler Left in Car by Mom

East Asian, Metro Area, Youth August 3, 2015 at 6:16 pm

Cases of Korean parents leaving their children in the car in the sweltering heat – with the most recent incident taking place in New Jersey – often result from cultural differences and a lack of understanding in terms of child safety, experts tell The Korea Times.

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.

Carmen Espinoza has run a day care center out of her house in Brooklyn for 11 years. (Photo by Humberto Arellano / EDLP)

Child Care Options Scarce for Working Immigrants

Economy, Education March 1, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Experts tout the importance of early childhood education and working parents rely on day care, but less than half of New York state’s 230,000 4-year-old children have access to those services. Reduced funding for day care centers and public preschools has exacerbated the problem.