Advocacy

In the heart of Jackson Heights, Queens, a vibrant Latinx community thrives that significantly enriches the diversity of New York City. However, the challenges faced by immigrant Latinx families and their children often remain hidden, overshadowed by issues such as limited access to education, mental health services, discrimination, and gender-based violence.
In a powerful stride towards nurturing the potential of marginalized children, Equity for Children and A Chance in Life forged an inspiring partnership that created a transformative impact on the lives of these adolescents who reside in the poorest area of ​​Staten Island.
On this Human Rights Day, we continue our journey fighting against, and recuperating from the impacts of COVID-19. Seventy three years ago today The United Nations General Assembly first adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948. This became an immense milestone in the fight for human rights- as it was an […]
The role of child-sensitive social protection in the sustainable andresilient recovery from COVID-19. The event will facilitate an engaging debate around Child-Sensitive Social Protection (CSSP) and engage children and young people in the discussion. Child poverty has sky-rocketed as a result of COVID-19, inflicting devastating damage on children’s development and undermining the realization of their […]

Latino Immigrants: Stories of Resilience and Dreams

Explore the compelling stories of immigrant Latinx women and their children in New York City, shedding light on their challenges and triumphs through powerful two to three-minute videos in this collaborative project by Equity for Children, The StoryCenter, and Voces Latinas.
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