Class: 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.
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 […]
On this World Health Day 2021, we still find ourselves facing the global COVID 19 pandemic. There have been approximately 131,487,572 confirmed cases and 2,857,702 reported deaths worldwide.  In comparison to last year’s World Health Day 2020, which took place during the most prominent months of COVID 19, there’s a breakthrough in 2021. Advancements of […]
“Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond” On Monday, November 2, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Ambassadors and State Representatives from around the world viewed an Equity for Children In First Person video that was presented at a United Nations event entitled: “Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond”. Discussants from civil society organizations met with the UN Secretary-General […]
Lorena, Victor and Gloria’s druthers attend the John Paul I Girl’s Home in Buenaventura, Colombia. The pandemic has brought economic problems to all three families including unemployment. All three parents have difficulties with distance learning. They don’t have internet access and the necessary tools for their daughters to complete their school work. Lorena, Victor, and […]

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