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Halloween at JCCA

Halloween at JCCA

What do you get when a troll, an alien, a Demogorgon, and Cousin Itt walk into a room? You get an awesome Halloween party! At JCCA's Bronx office, our dedicated staff held their annual Halloween party.The party was packed with over a hundred children in costume ready...

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Halloween at JCCA

Halloween at JCCA

Our dedicated JCCA staff held their annual Halloween parties, supporting clinical work with fun, safe activities for kids and families. In the Bronx, the annual Halloween party was packed with over a hundred children in costume ready for pizza, trick-or-treating and...

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Compass Birthright Trip to Israel

Compass Birthright Trip to Israel

You may know that Taglit-Birthright is a 10-day educational trip to Israel for Jewish young adults to visit Israel and leave with a renewed commitment to Jewish values and the Jewish community worldwide. Thanks to JCCA’s Compass Project, young people with learning...

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Early Literacy Turns a Life Around

Early Literacy Turns a Life Around

JCCA is heading the charge of increasing literacy for foster children, convincing some of the City’s most respected funders to support its work generously. The New York Community Trust has doubled its first grant to $200,000 to continue JCCA’s Early Literacy program....

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Precious Durant, Youth Advocate

Precious Durant, Youth Advocate

Young adolescent women often have a tough time engaging with their families and peers, but those with mental health needs or behavioral challenges may have even more trouble finding their way. Precious Durant, 27, has known some of these difficulties in her own life...

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Reana Thorne, Health Care Integrator

Reana Thorne, Health Care Integrator

Reana Thorne, Health Care Integrator, Bridges to Health (B2H) Reana Thorne is one of JCCA’s 2017 Maslow Excellence in Practice Award winners. She was described in her nomination as “an eager, courageous, empathetic worker, who is committed to B2H’s mission. Whether it...

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An Empowering Mother’s Day Symposium

An Empowering Mother’s Day Symposium

The programs in JCCA’s Preventive Division work with at-risk families in the child-welfare system, building on their strengths and developing skills to ensure kids remain safely and happily in their own homes. Recently, Rani Smith, Senior Social Worker, organized a...

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