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PATH center provides shelter options for homeless families, but children’s needs are being lost along the way

PATH center provides shelter options for homeless families, but children’s needs are being lost along the way

  In the afternoon in Brownsville, Brooklyn, Robert Velazquez, a second-grade elementary school student, trudges past other peers who are rushing out of the entrance at P.S. 446. Unlike other classmates who are walking home, the 8-year-old is among the seven students taking a school bus. Robert has the longest ride home, over two hours […]

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New York Rethinks Juvenile Justice

Under a new proposal, New York City kids who are incarcerated would no longer serve their sentences upstate. The goal is to keep them closer to their families and communities.

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