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Care for All: Cuidado para todos

06.02.2022 | Manhattan Times News | Betty Baez Melo, Director of Early Childhood Education at Advocates for Children of New York, said she immigrated to the U.S. at age three and was fortunate to attend a Head Start program, where she learned English and began classroom learning. 

“Unfortunately, not every child has the same opportunity,” said Baez Melo. “No child in New York City should be excluded from early childhood education because of their immigration status. Immigrant children are our future New York City students, our future leaders, and our future workforce.” Read article