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Who We Are



The work of Advocates for Children of New York is made possible by the generous contributions and in-kind support received throughout the year.  We wish to express our sincere thank you to the following foundations, firms, and government agencies for their support:

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Allen & Overy LLP

The Altman Foundation

Arnold & Porter LLP

Atlantic Philanthropies

The Auchincloss Foundation

Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

The William C. Bullitt Foundation

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Carr a Xerox Company

CBS Corporation

The Clark Foundation

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Clifford Chance US LLP

CME Group Community Foundation



Cornerstone Research

Covington & Burling LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Ira W. DeCamp Foundation

Dechert LLP


Donors' Education Collaborative

The Durst Family Foundation

Early Childhood Partners


Equal Justice Works

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

The Gateway Houses

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation, Inc.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Hagedorn Fund

The Conrad H. Hilton Foundation

Hispanic Federation

Mary J. Hutchins Foundation


IOLA Fund of the State of New York

Jenner & Block LLP

King & Spalding LLP


Law Offices of Regina Skyer & Associates, L.L.P.

Leader, Berkon, Colao & Silverstein LLP

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Linklaters LLP

The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation

Lodge Hill Capital, LLC

The Ludwig Family Foundation

Marino, Tortorella & Boyle, P.C.

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan Stanley

The Morrison & Foerster Foundation

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP


NESRI/Trinity Wall Street

Neuberger Berman Foundation

New York Bar Foundation

New York City Council

New York Community Trust

New York State Education Department (NYSED)

New York State Office of Court Administration -- Oversight Board for Judiciary Civil Legal Services Funds in New York

Stavros Niarchos Foundation

The Noble Trust

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

The Pinkerton Foundation

Price Family Foundation 

Pritzker Family Foundation -- Education Trust NY

Proskauer Rose LLP


QuisLex, Inc.

Reed Smith LLP

Rehabilitation Services Administration, through SPAN subgrant

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

Robin Hood

Ropes & Gray LLP

Scopia Capital Management LP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Thomson Reuters

21st Century Fox

United States Department of Education

Venable LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Walden Macht & Haran LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

White & Case LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP