Administration For Children’s Services Releases A “Foster Parent’s Guide To Education”

The New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) today released its Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) today released its ACS Foster Parent’s Guide to Education, a valuable guide specifically made for foster parents to help them in navigating the city’s public school system. Continue Reading →

Children’s The Summer Book Giveaway 2017 With Barbershop Books In Harlem

Some childrens families have little-to-no access to books during the summer months and lose a significant amount of what they learned during the school year. Continue Reading →

ACS Commissioner’s Latest Agency Tech Upgrades For Increased Family Safety And More

On Monday, May 15th, 2017, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner David Hansell demonstrated the agency’s latest technological upgrades that will enhance the work of thousands of frontline ACS Child Protective Specialists (CPS). Continue Reading →

ACS And The Health Department Announce A New Campaign From Harlem To Hollis

The New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the Health Department announced a new citywide campaign today at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln to promote safe sleep practices for families with infants. Continue Reading →

7 Ways To Help Your Child Develop A Lifetime Emergency Fund

As Jodi walked to class that day the freshman noticed a large circle of booths spread out across the main courtyard of campus. Continue Reading →

NYC ACS Releases 2016 Year-End Foster Care Strategic Blueprint Status Report

With the death of Harlem 6-year- old Zymere Perkins last year, the New York City Administration for Children’s Services announced the release of the 2016 Year-End Foster Care Strategic Blueprint Status ReportContinue Reading →

HHarlem Man Indicted In Beating Death of 6 Year Old Zymere Perkins

A Manhattan grand jury indicted a Harlem man in connection with the beating death of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son. Continue Reading →

NYPD Find Dead Baby In Harlem Tractor Trailer

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An 18-month old toddler died last night after her parents found her unconscious and unresponsive in the back of a tractor trailer cab in Harlem, police told Gothamist. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Little Zymere Perkins’ Death Ruled A Homicide

zymere-from-harlemThe city Medical Examiner has ruled that the 6-year-old Harlem boy who died Sept. 26 was murdered, and his death was caused by fatal child abuse syndrome. Continue Reading →

Board Of Health Adopts Child Care Reforms Proposed By The Health Department

childrens self defense fundFollowing an increase in the frequency of inspections of low-performing child care programs, and the creation of a team dedicated to identify and close illegal daycare sites from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum New Exhibitions

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

By Udo Salters

On Thursday July 14th, the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling celebrated two New Exhibitions by artists Shani Peters and David Shrobe.

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Baby Found Wandering Streets Of Harlem

baby alone o street in harlemThe NYPD found a 2-year-old child wandering the streets of Harlem after she walked out the front door of her family’s apartment early Monday, officials said. Continue Reading →

5 Tips To Increase Child Safety From Harlem To Hollis

Gordon Parks - A woman and her dog in the Harlem section 1943As the weather gets warmer and people begin to open their window at home, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind New Yorkers that properly installed window guards are a critical safety measure to prevent children from falling out of open windows. Continue Reading →

“Sold” Screening, Help MIST Bring Awareness To Child Trafficking

sold at mist in harlemPlease join us for an exclusive one night only screening of “Sold”. Your ticket will include a 10% off discount at our restaurant for that night. Make it a dinner & movie night! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Children’s Defense Fund NY Hosts Gala 2016

childrens self defense fundThe Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) today announced that its annual Beat the Odds® Gala, an event that celebrates students who have overcome exceptional adversities along their path to success, will be held on Monday, February 29 at The Pierre in New York City.  Continue Reading →