Our Updates

NYFC Announces Partnership with YouthNPower

NYFC is honored to be a part of YouthNPower: Transforming Care, a collaboration between the Children’s Defense Fund-New York, the CUNY Graduate Center’s Public Science Project, the Center for the Study of Social Policy, and New Yorkers For Children. It is a collective made up of researchers, organizers, advocates, and artists with both professional and…

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NYFC Program Spotlight: Emergency Grants

See the infographic below for more information on NYFC’s direct cash support through the Emergency Grants program to youth in care and those who have aged out.

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New Yorkers For Children Statement on the Mayor’s Mental Health Plan

(New York, NY) — Alan Yu, Executive Director of New Yorkers For Children (NYFC), an organization dedicated to helping those aging out of New York City’s foster care system, issued the following statement in response to Mayor Adams and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s announcement of Care, Community, Action: A Mental Health Plan…

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New Yorkers For Children Announces New Leadership

New Executive Director and Board Co-President to bring new energy, strategic vision in support of children and families impacted by New York’s child welfare system New York, NY (February 22, 2023) – New Yorkers for Children (NYFC) is pleased to announce two new appointments to its leadership team, welcoming Alan Yu and Dr. Denise Maybank…

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Anti-Racism Resources

At NYFC, we believe that Black Lives Matter.

We have compiled these anti-racist resources to support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) youth and adults and to educate non-BIPOC individuals on how they can practice anti-racism in their everyday lives.

Whether you are new to social justice issues, or have been involved for years and are simply looking to learn more, we hope these resources and ideas are valuable to you.

While we are not experts in this field, we are passionate about this work. Please help us grow this list of credible resources by providing feedback and additional suggestions. We are excited to hear from you so that we can learn and serve as best we can.

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