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New York City Children's Cabinet, Robin Hood Foundation Fund for Early Learning Extend Program to Support Low Income Young Children
October 11, 2019
The New York City Children’s Cabinet today announced that it was awarded a $220,000 grant from the Robin Hood Foundation’s Fund for Early Learning (FUEL) to implement and expand ongoing efforts to help children build the key cognitive, social and emotional skills they need to succeed in school and life.


Mayor de Blasio Appoints William Yang As Executive Director Of The NYC Children’s Cabinet
January 25, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed William Yang as the new Executive Director of the Children’s Cabinet. As Executive Director, Yang will continue the Cabinet’s mission to develop opportunities for City agencies to leverage each other’s work for a greater impact on children and families.


 

NYC Children's Cabinet Launches Generation NYC
February 28, 2018

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery today launched Generation NYC, a first-of-its-kind digital platform for New Yorkers ages 13-24.


First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces Partnership Between NYC Children's Cabinet and Robin Hood to Increase Early Childhood Development in High-Poverty Areas
September 23, 2017
Highlights of the partnership include family and community engagement at the grassroots level, and the creation of an Early Childhood Roundtable


First Lady Chirlane McCray Launches NYC Unity Project, First Ever Citywide Commitment to Support LGBTQ Youth
September 19, 2017
City will initially invest $4.8 million in a multi-agency effort to expand services for LGBTQ youth, including employment training, inclusive education, transgender healthcare and the expansion of specialized services at the city's drop in centers.


New York City Children's Cabinet Launches 2017 Baby Shower Series to Promote Healthy Development of Babies and Connect Families to City Services
March 3, 2017
For the second year in a row, First Lady Chirlane McCray and the New York City Children’s Cabinet, chaired by Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, will host a series of free baby showers for new and expecting parents. The first shower will be held this Saturday at Monsignor Scanlan High School in Throgs Neck, Bronx with community partner Catholic Guardian Services.


NYC Children's Cabinet Launches Growing Up NYC to Support the Growth and Development of New York City Youth Ages 0-24
October 21, 2016
First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery today announced Growing Up NYC, a new initiative from the NYC Children’s Cabinet. Growing Up NYC provides guidance to City agencies around how to prioritize and implement policies and programs that advance the well-being of children and young adults ages 0-24, and allows parents and caregivers to easily access a vast array of resources for raising a family in New York City.


NYC Children's Cabinet Baby Showers Series Continues in Harlem
March 12, 2016
The NYC Children's Cabinet "NYC Baby Showers" series continued in Harlem on Saturday, March 12, with a special focus on fathers and male caregivers. This is the second of ten free baby showers to provide families with practical items like diapers, clothing and baby supplies across the five boroughs.


NYC Children's Cabinet Continues "Talk To Your Baby" With Season of Baby Showers
February 6, 2016
First Lady Chirlane McCray kicked off the series of the NYC Children's Cabinet "NYC Baby Showers" today at the New York Public Library's main branch in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The Cabinet is hosting a series of 10 free baby showers to provide families with practical items like diapers, clothing and baby supplies. Attending families can also connect to City and community support programs, such as registering for a library card, IDNYC, or child care services, and learning about the Safe Sleep for Babies program and maternal and child health resources in local communities.


Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces NYC Children's Cabinet Advisory Board
January 28, 2016
The de Blasio administration today announced the seating of members to the newly created NYC Children's Cabinet Advisory Board. The Board will allow City agencies that comprise the Cabinet to leverage the expertise, relationships and resources of non-government experts. Members of the Board include appointees from all five boroughs in academia, faith, media, business, technology, the non-profit sector and the judiciary.


Mayor de Blasio Appoints Benita Miller as Executive Director of The New York City Children's Cabinet
July 23, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Benita Miller as Executive Director of the New York City Children's Cabinet, an initiative driving cross-agency policy to support children's health and well being.


First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery Launch "Love Is" Baby Book with Scholastic Library Tour
July 15, 2015
First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, along with Gabrielle Fialkoff, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships, and Greg Worrell, President of Scholastic's Classroom and Community Group, launched the City's two-year commitment to distribute 200,000 baby book bundles at libraries throughout the five boroughs.


First Lady Chirlane McCray, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Deputy Mayor Richard Buery Announce Early Childhood Development Initiative
April 1, 2015
First Lady Chirlane McCray, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Deputy Mayor Richard Buery today announced a collaboration between the New York City Children's Cabinet and Too Small to Fail urging parents to talk, read and sing to their babies from birth.


De Blasio Administration Announces $52 Million Investment to Launch Community Schools
June 17, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $52 million grant to launch the development of 40 innovative Community Schools that will match comprehensive social services and learning programs with 40 high-need public schools across the city.


Mayor de Blasio Announces The New York City Children's Cabinet
April 7, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the creation of the New York City Children's Cabinet, a multi-agency initiative to bolster communication among city agencies and develop strategies for a holistic approach to a child's safety and well-being.