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  • With City Child Care Program to End in June, Asylum-Seeking Parents Worry Over Plans for Summer

    Apr 3, 2023

    Kids peruse books donated to asylum-seekers at a city-sponsored event in March.
    Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

    City Limits | Both advocates and community-based organizations contracted by the city to offer services under Promise NYC argued that discontinuing the program after just six months would be deeply disruptive to the families, and the short-lived stability the aid helped bring. In March, more than 60 organizations called on the mayor to extend the budget for Promise NYC and several other programs that have city funding expiring in June.