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The Center for Children’s Initiatives (CCI) , formerly known as Child Care, Inc., champions the right of all children to start life with the best possible foundation of learning, care and health. 

Realizing the long term benefits – for children, for families and for our society – CCI works to ensure investments in quality and supports for working families to give all of our children the opportunity for a bright future.  

 What's New at CCI


 
 2015 Champions for Children Awards Luncheon

Champions for Children Awards Luncheon recognizes the significant achievements of individuals, organizations and corporations dedicated to quality early care and education for New York City's children. The event is a fundraising benefit that enables CCI to continue to build and expand our work of promoting excellence in early childhood services and supporting families.  Click here to view invitation

2015 CCI Champions for Children Honorees 

Exceptional Leadership Award: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator for New York

Distinguished Leader Award: Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, NYC Deputy Mayor for Health & Human Services

Philanthropic Leadership Award: New York Women’s Foundation, accepted by Ana L. Oliveira, President & CEO

Golden Heart Award: Carole Oshinsky, Co-Director, Infancy Leadership Circles Project of New York Zero-to-Three Network 

Organizational Leadership Award: LYFE Program (Living for the Young Family through Education), accepted by Kara H. Ahmed, Ed.D., Principal

If you are interested in placing a note of congratulations or an advertisement for an organization in the Awards Journal, see our Ad & Sponsorship Menu.  View exact ad requirements here.

For more information on the event, call 212-381-0091 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

   
 Building Bright Futures for Children: Newsletter 
 
 
 

 
CCI Partners Again with CEE to Release

New Proposal for Statewide Full-Day Pre-K

 

CCI and CEE (Campaign for Educational Equality) have released their latest proposal for ensuring adequate, appropriate, and stable funding for pre-K in New York State, Securing the Future of New York's Children: Taking the Final Steps Toward Truly Universal Prekindergarten. This proposal builds on The Roadmap for making pre-K truly universal released last year. 

 

 Click here for the full report
 Click here for the highlights 

 

 

 

 

 

To view the CCI & CEE 2013 Statewide Road map:

Click here for the Full Report

Executive Summary