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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Lunch 4 Learning

UNH joined Lunch 4 Learning to advocate for free and healthy meals for all NYC public school students, regardless of income.

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400,000 people in New York City suffer from moderate or severe hunger -118,000 of them children. (Freegan Info)

Budget and Advocacy Documents: Youth Services

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CSJ_City_Budget_Response CSJ_City_Budget_Response (403 KB) 01-Jul-2014

Campaign for Summer Jobs Statement on FY15 Executive Budget Campaign for Summer Jobs Statement on FY15 Executive Budget (337 KB) 09-May-2014

Campaign for Summer Jobs FY2015 City Preliminary Budget Testimony Campaign for Summer Jobs FY2015 City Preliminary Budget Testimony (550 KB) 11-Mar-2014

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

Youth Services Preliminary City Budget Hearing Youth Services Preliminary City Budget Hearing (344 KB) 11-Mar-2014

Campaign for Summer Jobs Feb 2014 Council Testimony (FINAL).doc Campaign for Summer Jobs Feb 2014 Council Testimony (FINAL).doc (232 KB) 26-Feb-2014

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

UNH Testimony in Support of Resolution #2 UNH Testimony in Support of Resolution #2 (197 KB) 11-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

Education Hearing Testimony on FY 2014-2015 Executive Budget Education Hearing Testimony on FY 2014-2015 Executive Budget (249 KB) 29-Jan-2014

UNH Memo of Support for a1077 S2516 Teenage Income and Child Care Eligibility UNH Memo of Support for a1077 S2516 Teenage Income and Child Care Eligibility (103 KB) 09-May-2013

UNH Response to NDA Concept Paper.pdf UNH Response to NDA Concept Paper.pdf (112 KB) 30-Apr-2013

Campaign for Summer Jobs FY14 Preliminary Budget Testimony Campaign for Summer Jobs FY14 Preliminary Budget Testimony (574 KB) 06-Mar-2013

UNH Testimony at FY 2013-2014 Education Budget Hearing.pdf UNH Testimony at FY 2013-2014 Education Budget Hearing.pdf (320 KB) 28-Jan-2013

UNH Responds to Beacon Concept Paper UNH Responds to Beacon Concept Paper (139 KB) 16-Nov-2012

Campaign for Summer Jobs, Response to SYEP Concept Paper (Download) Campaign for Summer Jobs, Response to SYEP Concept Paper (Download) (68 KB) 23-Jul-2012

Testimony by Campaign for Summer Jobs; Committees on Community Development and Youth Services Testimony by Campaign for Summer Jobs; Committees on Community Development and Youth Services (224 KB) 16-Mar-2012

The 2011 Summer Youth Employment Program Annual Summary: Testimony by The Campaign for Summer Jobs The 2011 Summer Youth Employment Program Annual Summary: Testimony by The Campaign for Summer Jobs (73 KB) 21-Feb-2012

UNH Statement on Mayor Bloomberg's State Budget Testimony UNH Statement on Mayor Bloomberg's State Budget Testimony (54 KB) 24-Jan-2012

UNH Testimony on Out-of-School Time Request for Proposals (before NYC Youth Services Committee) UNH Testimony on Out-of-School Time Request for Proposals (before NYC Youth Services Committee) (292 KB) 20-Jan-2012

UNH Testimony on Poverty Trends UNH Testimony on Poverty Trends (95 KB) 12-Dec-2011

UNH Statement on the City’s Planned Reduction in Services to Children and Youth UNH Statement on the City’s Planned Reduction in Services to Children and Youth (36 KB) 29-Nov-2011

UNH Testimony on the Young Men's Initiative UNH Testimony on the Young Men's Initiative (52 KB) 04-Nov-2011

Yes for Youth Rally Press Release Yes for Youth Rally Press Release (219 KB) 27-May-2010

UNH Testimony on the Summer Jobs Stimulus Act of 2008 UNH Testimony on the Summer Jobs Stimulus Act of 2008 (70 KB) 14-May-2010

UNH Testimony on the FY 2011 City Preliminary Budget (Youth Services Committee) UNH Testimony on the FY 2011 City Preliminary Budget (Youth Services Committee) (129 KB) 15-Mar-2010

FY 2010 City Budget and Policy Priorities For Youth FY 2010 City Budget and Policy Priorities For Youth (79 KB) 01-May-2009

FY 2009-2010 State Budget and Policy Priorities For Youth FY 2009-2010 State Budget and Policy Priorities For Youth (59 KB) 01-Mar-2009

UNH Testimony on the Multiple Pathways to Education Program UNH Testimony on the Multiple Pathways to Education Program (61 KB) 26-Apr-2007

UNH Testimony on the Out of School Time (OST) Initiative UNH Testimony on the Out of School Time (OST) Initiative (64 KB) 27-Feb-2006

UNH Testimony for After-School Oversight Hearing UNH Testimony for After-School Oversight Hearing (173 KB) 15-Sep-2014

UNH REPORT: Off Target: How Cuts to Child Care and After-School Leave Out Public Housing Communities UNH REPORT: Off Target: How Cuts to Child Care and After-School Leave Out Public Housing Communities (746 KB) 16-Apr-2012