Photo: ajay_suresh, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons EEO 98 Empowers The Department of Consumer And Worker Protection to Crack Down on Price Gouging for Formula Multiagency Effort Will Focus on Ensuring Steady Supply of Formula for New York City Families, Especially Those in Greatest Need New York City MayorContinue Reading

Funding Supports Expansion of Existing Child Care Programs in Areas Without Sufficient Child Care Slots   Funding Supports Historic $7 Billion Investment in Child Care in FY 2023 State Budget Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that $30 million in additional federal grant funding will be available starting on June 30, 2022, to existing child careContinue Reading

Households Enrolled in Public Assistance with a Child 17 or Younger will Receive One-Time Payments of $250   Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund to Supplement More Than 112,000 Households Across New York State   Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the distribution of $28 million in federal pandemic funding this month to help struggling New Yorkers with children to coverContinue Reading

New York State Department of Health Continues to Support the Distribution of Formula, Diapers, and Infant Supplies, Including for New York State WIC Participants, and is Actively Monitoring Ongoing Shortages New Yorkers Should Visit New York State Women, Infants And Children Office or Prescreen with the Office’s Chatbot to Verify Infant Eligibility for WIC Benefits Governor Kathy Hochul todayContinue Reading

Funding Will Expand Free Home Visiting and Community Services to Strengthen and Support Children and Families Across New York State Healthy Families New York Promotes and Enhances Prenatal Care, Maternal Health, Better Birth Outcomes, Parent-Child Bonding, Child Health and School Success Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that $11 million inContinue Reading

As girls of all ages face increased mental wellness challenges and educators/mental health experts are stretched to their limits, parents can rely on local Girl Scout troops for crucial support. This Mental Health Awareness Month, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announces a new and upcoming slate of innovative mental wellness resources,Continue Reading

Running May Through October City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce CityParks PuppetMobile free and family friendly original marionette production – Little Red’s Hood – will resume this summer, beginning in May through October. Traveling to all five boroughs in New York City, Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retellingContinue Reading

Photo © Sesame Workshop Sesame Street’s first-ever 3D CGI spinoff combines lovable characters and a STEM curriculum for older preschoolers Season One premieres May 9 on Cartoonito on Cartoon Network and May 10 on Cartoonito on HBO Max To celebrate the upcoming launch of Sesame Street Mecha Builders, Sesame Workshop and Warner Bros. Discovery are previewing the STEM-centricContinue Reading

Goshen Theme Park’s First Full Season Will Offer New Events, Shows and Attractions Announcement Complements State’s Efforts to Rebuild and Revitalize New York State’s Tourism Industry Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the 2022 season opening of LEGOLAND® New York Resort in Goshen, Orange County. This will be the theme park’s firstContinue Reading

Credit: Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Virtual Zoo Field Trip Series Kicks Off April 7 With Giant Pandas The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (SNZCBI) and National Head Start Association (NHSA) have announced today, March 31, a yearlong partnership to provide free nature- and conservation-based learning opportunities about SNZCBI animalsContinue Reading