Richard Buery, Children’s Aid Society President and CEO, Addresses New York City Budget

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June 24, 2013

New York, NY – “We commend Speaker Quinn and the City Council and Mayor Bloomberg for restoring proposed budget cuts to vital programs for children and working families, including early childhood and after-school programs. These programs set children up for success in school and support thousands of low-income families, who count on them to provide safe and supportive care so parents can work. We call on the next administration to prioritize early childhood and after-school programs by fully funding them as part of future budgets.”

About The Children’s Aid Society
The Children’s Aid Society is an independent, not-for-profit organization established to serve the children of New York City. Our mission is to help children in poverty to succeed and thrive. We do this by providing comprehensive supports to children and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods. Founded in 1853, it is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving New York’s neediest children. Services are provided in community schools, neighborhood centers, health clinics and camps. For additional information, please call Anthony Ramos at (212) 949-4938/ (917) 204-8214, email anthonyr@childrensaidsociety.org or visit www.childrensaidsociety.org.