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A Critical Analysis of Change for Kids

I was intrigued by CFK's mission and decided to conduct a study of the organization for my graduate program at NYU. Now, I have the amazing opportunity to intern here this summer.Learn More

New York City Nonprofit Leaders of Color Call for Action and Reform

New York City is a world city and a pace-setter. It is a beacon of hope to many and a space where creativity flourishes. For New Yorkers, our diversity in many forms — race, national origin, ethnicity, sexual identity or orientation, religious or spiritual beliefs, industries, and occupations — is ...Learn More

CFK’s Virtual Career Day

On Friday, May 29, 2020, CFK was proud to host a Virtual Career Day! social-career-day-poster Normally in May, CFK facilitates in-person Career Days with several of our corporate partners. Kids take field trips to different workplaces around the city. Through these ...Learn More

A boy of many talents: CFK’s Got Talent Winner Tristan

CFK’s Got Talent winner Tristan is a boy of many talents - from basketball to math!Learn More

Up Close and Personal with CFK’s Got Talent Winner, Niya!

CFK’s Got Talent winner Niya shut down our talent show with her incredible voice!Learn More

Women’s History Month Salute

Since the dawn of time, women have been at the cornerstone of life. Somehow along the way, we (men) forgot that, and stopped honoring the power to create and the strength to enact that women hold. My life and career have been feathered with the strongest of women. My mother and god-mother, who ...Learn More

Let’s Catch Kids Being Good, and Reinforce Their Positive Choices.

Mental health is equally as important as physical health, and each can affect the other in myriad ways. However, there is still a stigma surrounding mental health and the open discussion and treatment thereof. If you felt sick, or you thought your ankle might be sprained, or you seemed to be having ...Learn More

Volunteers inspire, coach and mentor our students, and enrich our school communities.

26779548127_bdf5cb13c3_z This is National Volunteer Month , a time that always makes me reflect on how grateful I am for the volunteers that helped me learn, who shaped my determination to make a difference for kids into my choice as a career. I originally got involved in volunteer work ...Learn More

All children - no matter what their learning style - can learn at high levels.

April is Autism Awareness Month (also known as Autism Acceptance Month). Change for Kids emphasizes Social-Emotional programs for our schools that are designed to help create an environment in which all children can learn at high levels. Every student in every school deserves a quality education - no ...Learn More

A Conversation with Four Teachers: Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, CFK sat down with four of our favorite teachers.Learn More