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Micaela’s Story

Micaela is a dual-language learner who is on the autism spectrum and needed an appropriate school placement for kindergarten.

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Who We Are



Advocates for Children of New York partners with like-minded organizations, programs, and social service providers to ensure NYC youth and families have a strong network of support to help them reach their goals.

Robin Hood Project:

Since 2004, AFC has partnered with agencies supported by Robin Hood to provide legal advocacy and in-depth case assistance to at-risk families on education-related matters.  In addition, our Robin Hood Project staff also conducts trainings and workshops to build the capacity of our partner agencies to identify and address issues on their own. 

We are currently working with 21 community-based organizations funded by Robin Hood in areas like child welfare, health care, juvenile justice, and domestic violence. They include: