Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States on June 19, 1865. It’s a day to recognize the end of slavery and celebrate the amazing achievements of Black and African Americans across the country throughout history. This day has always held great…

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2020 marks the 50th annual Pride month and celebration in New York City. As our city and the LGBTQIA+ community reach this incredible milestone, we at NYFC are taking a moment to reflect on the immeasurable contributions this community continues to make every day, all in the face of historic and continued prejudice, violence, and discrimination.…

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Meet Valery Belen Saavedra Lozada, who at four years old stole the hearts of the people of New York City when she was found in 2005 wandering the streets of Queens at 1am alone, barefoot, and crying. She was immediately taken into the custody of Little Flower, a contracted foster care agency with New York City’s Administration…

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June 26, 2019 New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) is launching a new merit-based scholarship containing a Financial Literacy Coaching component, which will begin accepting applications in Fall 2019. NYFC’s Financial Empowerment Fund will distribute $100,000 over a four-year period to help alleviate student loan debt for a handful of deserving NYFC scholars, who are either…

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