Advocacy

Current Campaigns

Campaign for Children

This year, C4C played a major role in advocating for Mayor de Blasio’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten plan and continues to fight for salary parity among early childhood educators.

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Campaign for Summer Jobs

In 2014, advocacy by the Campaign for Summer Jobs successfully led to Mayor de Blasio including $17.5 million to create 10,000 more jobs for teens.

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GradBag Campaign

Each year, the UNH Junior Board sends more than 150 care packages to college students from settlement houses to encourage them to stay in school.

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Throughout 2009, more than 3.3 million New York City residents, experienced difficulty affording needed food for themselves and their families. (Food Bank for New York City)

Budget and Advocacy Documents: Adult Literacy and Immigrant Services

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UNH Response to HRA 2015 Concept Papers UNH Response to HRA 2015 Concept Papers (92 KB) 18-Sep-2015

UNH Workforce Development Testimony -Senate Task Force UNH Workforce Development Testimony -Senate Task Force (597 KB) 17-Apr-2015

UNH NYS FY16 Education Testimony UNH NYS FY16 Education Testimony (74 KB) 19-Feb-2015

UNH SFY15-16 Budget Priorities - Adult Education UNH SFY15-16 Budget Priorities - Adult Education (97 KB) 19-Feb-2015

UNH TAP Testimony Dec 10 2014 UNH TAP Testimony Dec 10 2014 (113 KB) 10-Dec-2014

UNH Workforce Testimony UNH Workforce Testimony (238 KB) 11-Dec-2014

NYOYA Testimony on HRA Employment Plan.pdf NYOYA Testimony on HRA Employment Plan.pdf (115 KB) 05-Nov-2014

NYC Coaliton for Adult Literacy Preliminary City Budget Testimony NYC Coaliton for Adult Literacy Preliminary City Budget Testimony (424 KB) 11-Mar-2014

UNH Summary of FY 2015 Preliminary City Budget UNH Summary of FY 2015 Preliminary City Budget (172 KB) 21-Feb-2014

UNH Feb 4th Human Services State Budget Hearing Testimony UNH Feb 4th Human Services State Budget Hearing Testimony (123 KB) 04-Feb-2014

FY 14 NYCCAL Preliminary Budget Testimony FY 14 NYCCAL Preliminary Budget Testimony (123 KB) 06-Mar-2013

UNH Supports Adult Literacy and Immigrant Services UNH Supports Adult Literacy and Immigrant Services (31 KB) 08-Jun-2009

FY 2010 City Budget and Policy Priorities for Adult Literacy and Immigrant Services FY 2010 City Budget and Policy Priorities for Adult Literacy and Immigrant Services (78 KB) 01-May-2009

Press Release Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez supports literacy and immigrant services Press Release Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez supports literacy and immigrant services (36 KB) 29-Apr-2009

Testimony on Immigrants’ Contributions to the Economy Testimony on Immigrants’ Contributions to the Economy (86 KB) 10-Apr-2008

UNH Testimony on Adult Literacy Programs in New York City UNH Testimony on Adult Literacy Programs in New York City (56 KB) 29-May-2007

UNH Testimony on the Demand for ESOL Programs Among Immigrant Adults in NYC UNH Testimony on the Demand for ESOL Programs Among Immigrant Adults in NYC (48 KB) 04-May-2007

UNH Testimony on New York City’s Interest in the Immigration Reform Debate UNH Testimony on New York City’s Interest in the Immigration Reform Debate (38 KB) 13-Apr-2007

Testimony on the State of Immigrant Services in New York City Testimony on the State of Immigrant Services in New York City (28 KB) 15-May-2006

UNH Testimony on the State of Immigrant Services in New York City UNH Testimony on the State of Immigrant Services in New York City (30 KB) 31-Jan-2005