The Children’s Village President and CEO Dr. Jeremy Kohomban testified before the NYC Council’s Committee on Juvenile Justice on September 21. Citing research and frontline experience, his testimony highlighted the critical need for family engagement to the long-term success of youth involved with the justice system. Dr. Kohomban concluded with three specific recommendations. More Info
Senator Gillibrand Selected CV for National Award
In October, The Children’s Village received the Angels in Adoption Award presented by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute. Each member of Congress selects an awardee who exemplifies excellence in services and advocacy for adoption. CV was Senator Gillibrand’s choice for New York.
In her nomination, Senator Gillibrand wrote “From their efforts to help disconnected youth, to community outreach programs, and so much more, The Children’s Village consistently reminds the entire foster care community that the children come first. Under the careful guidance of Dr. Kohomban, The Children’s Village does an exemplary job of supporting the New York Metropolitan Area’s families and at-risk youth.”