Milton B. Freshman, John Jay College  An aspiring lawyer, Milton plans to major in Criminal Justice. As a child growing up in Brooklyn, he was fascinated by legal shows on television and began to read law books with the help of an older cousin. His interest in law and politics later led him to become…

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NYFC held its first annual Vocational Conference on February 17, 2010 to help older youth in foster care, who may not be college bound, make next steps onto finding meaningful employment. The conference was planned in partnership with the Administration for Children’s Services, FEGS, FedCap, and New York City foster care agencies. The youth who…

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New Yorkers For Children is dedicated to supporting foster care agencies, preventive services, supportive services, and community-based organizations who assist older youth in foster care. Despite the economic downturn, New Yorkers For Children was able to offer the same level of funding in 2009 as in 2008, thanks to the generosity of our committed supporters.…

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Cardinal McCloskey Services is working to help students in foster care make decisions about their futures before entering high school through the Using the Strategies for School Success Program. Catholic Guardian Society and Home Bureau is helping youth in foster care in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Staten Island achieve their high school diploma or GED…

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Are you going to be attending John Jay College, Hunter College, or Kingsborough Community College this coming spring? If so, you should apply for the New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) Guardian Scholars Program! Please find more information and view the application. Please note that the deadline for applications is December 15, 2010.

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On April 8, the Friends of New Yorkers For Children hosted the Seventh Annual Spring Dinner Dance—New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fête, presented by Akris.  Supporters gathered at the Mandarin Oriental for an evening of dinner, dancing, and a silent auction, raising nearly $450,000 to benefit youth in foster care in NYC. see more

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On Monday, March 29,2010, New Yorkers For Children Youth Advisory Board and Friends Committee members gathered at Exhale Spa to host the first ever Youth For Yoga event to benefit younger children in foster care in New York City.   More than 25 youth in foster care (ages 7-10) and 10 Youth Advisory Board members participated…

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On Tuesday, March 16, 2010 New Yorkers For Children and the presenting sponsor of A Fool’s Fête, Akris, hosted a cocktail party at the Akris boutique in NYC to kick off the sold out New Yorkers For Children Seventh Annual Spring Dinner Dance, which took place on April 8th at the Mandarin Oriental. see more

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