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  • Immigrant advocates, elected officials rally for early childhood funding in NYC budget

    Jun 14, 2023

    Comptroller Brad Lander addresses the rally.
    Photo courtesy NYIC

    Caribbean Life | “High-quality early childhood education can be a game changer for children’s education and must be available to the children who need it most,” said Kim Sweet, executive director, Advocates for Children of New York. “Unfortunately, the city has been falling short, leaving more than 10,000 preschoolers with disabilities without their mandated services and proposing to eliminate funding to provide child care to children who are undocumented, among other challenges. This year’s budget must restore funding for Promise NYC and make the investments necessary to ensure every preschooler with a disability gets the services they need and have a legal right to receive.”

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