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26th of October 2015

“Crown Heights Middle School Getting Special Staffer to Lower Suspensions”, DNA Info

CROWN HEIGHTS — A struggling Crown Heights middle school is about to get a full-time staffer to help them resolve conflict in the classroom and drive down the school’s suspension rate, officials said. Ebbets Field Middle School (M.S. 352) has struggled with discipline issues in recent years, advocates said, suspending 88 students — at a […]

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15th of October 2015

Press Release: Brooklyn Community Foundation Funds Restorative Justice Programs in 4 Brooklyn Schools to Reduce Suspensions and Arrests

Thank you to the Brooklyn Community Foundation for choosing Partnership with Children as one of four grantees to launch the Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project, designed to create a sustainable and racially just model for school-based disciplinary reform that can be scaled across the New York City school system.  Studies show that student suspensions disproportionately impact […]

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30th of September 2015

“CEO Corner: Margaret Crotty, Partnership with Children”, New York Nonprofit Media

New York Nonprofit’s Jeff Stein sat down with Margaret Crotty, executive director of Partnership with Children, a nonprofit organization that serves 17,000 students in all 5 boroughs, providing critical counseling and intervention services. Partnership with Childrens’ teams of experienced social workers work with students at the highest risk of academic failure and dropout and also […]

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26th of September 2015

“As city acts on their cause, community school advocates carve out a new role”, Chalkbeat

Armed with orange and blue balloons, a throng of parents and children converged on the education department headquarters this week chanting, “We want, we need, a community school policy.” Within minutes, a top city official approached the crowd, borrowed an organizer’s bullhorn, and said the city had heard their demand: The policy was on its […]

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17th of August 2015

“Chocolateship with Children” for Partnership with Children!

Calling all chocolate lovers – starting on August 24th and running through September 30th, guests can purchase a “Chocolateship with Children” milkshake at Potbelly Sandwich Shops throughout New York City and New Jersey to support Partnership with Children.  Potbelly will donate a portion of sales for each shake sold.    “Partnership with Children’s programs  support […]

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12th of August 2015

Partnership with Children’s Summer Quest Featured on NY1

Every day, we learn more about the social and emotional needs of children. Partnership with Children is focused on creating environments and providing counseling to help children who are faced with extraordinary difficulties related to poverty. Summer can be particularly difficult, given the lack of structure and the absence of programs that students rely on throughout […]

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9th of June 2015

Partnership with Children Raises $1.16 Million at Annual Spring Gala

On Thursday, June 4th, Partnership with Children hosted its Annual Spring Gala, raising $1.16 million to support its social work services for more than 17,000 New York City school children. Mark Dowley, Chief Strategy Officer at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated and Chairmanof DDCD & Partners, and Marianne Gambelli, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer […]

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26th of May 2015

Partnership with Children Staff is New Yorker of the Week!

We are thrilled to share that Partnership with Children’s Program Director George Lavezzary, LMSW, has just been named New Yorker of the Week by NY1 News. In fact, he is “a superhero,” according to one of the students interviewed. To see the NY1 feature and to learn how George helps “students overcome life’s barriers to […]

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15th of May 2015

TD Five Boro Bike Tour

On the first Sunday in May, ten Partnership with Children supporters hopped on their bikes and rode 40 miles through all five boroughs as part of the TD Five Boro Bike tour, the largest charitable bike ride in the world. The hard work of our team paid off – they raised more than $10,000, which […]

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18th of March 2015

“Partnership with Children Elects Four to Board”

Partnership with Children elected four new members to serve on its board of directors: Jason Albanese, Lee Beck, Andrew Bettwy, and Jed Finn. Partnership with Children also announced a new Leadership Council whose members are committed to supporting the organization, but may not have the time required to serve as a board member.  “We are […]

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