Our Updates

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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NYFC Selected as a Robin Hood FUEL for 50 Winner

New Yorkers For Children has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Robin Hood Foundation’s FUEL for 50 initiative, which aims to support young children’s learning and development through programs focused on their caregivers. The grant will support NYFC’s Emergency Grants program, which provides unconditional cash transfers to youth with foster experience, about 50% of…

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Native New Yorker, Sacramento Kings Player, Moe Harkless, Donates To Young People In NYC Who Have Been In The Foster Care System

In Partnership With New Yorkers For Children & ACS, Harkless’ Generous Donation Will Provide Extra Financial Support To Older Youth Who Have Transitioned From Foster Care January 14, 2022 – Today, Sacramento Kings Player and Queens, NY native, Moe Harkless, donated to the Last Resort Emergency Response Fund managed by New Yorkers For Children in…

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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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