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New Yorkers For Children Announces $475,000 In Funding To Nine NYC Community-Based Child Welfare Nonprofits Specializing In Nine Core Service, Population Areas

NYC Small Grants Program will support cross referral among grantees, leading to better services and supports for young people The majority of grantees are led by those with lived experience or by people of color In an effort to help smaller, community-based nonprofits in the child welfare sphere expand services and better meet the needs…

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NYFC Executive Director Interviewed by NY1 About the State of Services for Youth in Foster Care

On Friday, New Yorkers For Children Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez was interviewed by NY1 news about the current state of New York City foster care and supportive services for young people involved in the system. Watch the full interview and read more here: https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/health/2022/08/08/new-yorkers-for-children-helping-city-s-foster-care-system?cid=nyc-covid-newsletter

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Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez Interviewed by CUNY-TV Alongside Demetrius Napolitano, CEO of Fostering Mediation

Last week we were honored to have NYFC Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez appear on CUNY-TV’s One-to-One hosted by Sheryl McCarthy. Joining them was Demetrius Napolitano, CEO of Fostering Mediation and motivational speaker. The interview covers topics including the barriers faced by youth aging out of care and what is being done in NYC to support…

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Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children and New Yorkers For Children Announce New Program to Help Children Transition From Foster Care to Permanent Homes

Post-Permanency Support Program provides essential post-adoption/guardianship services to families, improving outcomes for children New York, New York, May 19, 2022—In an effort to ensure that children make better transitions from foster care to permanent homes, Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children and New Yorkers For Children announce the Post Permanency Support Program (PPSP). The PPSP…

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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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