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NYFC Launches NEW In-Care Emergency Educational Fund to Support College-Enrolled Foster Youth

New Yorkers For Children launched The In-Care Emergency Fund in August 2018 for New York City youth currently in foster care who are enrolled in a two or four-year vocational or educational program working towards an Associate’s, Bachelor’s Degree, or Certificate. It was designed to provide a safety net for these hardworking young people when…

NICK’S SCHOLARS IN THE NEWS

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YV LifeSet Program In the News

Daily News had an exclusive on YV LifeSet Program Monday http://beta.nydailynews.com/new-york/acs-helping-young-people-prepare-life-foster-care-article-1.3948909 Memphis Local Paper Press Release on YV LifeSet. See below links: https://www.news-journal.com/ap/national/public-agencies-nonprofits-in-new-york-city-pittsburgh-launch-intensive/article_9edb1332-f86a-5960-ab09-5cf6b70a9537.html http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/public-agencies-nonprofits-in-new-york-city-pittsburgh-launch-intensive-program-to-help-former-foster-youth-300634852.html https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/child-welfare-2/national-expansion-aging-out-foster-youth-new-york-pittsburgh/30801  

Press Release – New Task Force To Prevent And End Youth Homelessness

THE CITY OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF THE MAYOR NEW YORK, NY 10007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2018 CONTACT: pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov, (212) 788-2958 DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES NEW TASK FORCE TO PREVENT AND END YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN NEW YORK CITY Group of experts will coordinate a six-month community process resulting in a strategic plan that…

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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