Author Archives: CypressHills

Unveiling of the Cypress Hills Little Library

After a few snow storms the unveiling day of our Little Library is finally here! Join us this Monday, February 24th at 10:00am. Breakfast will be provided. Donations welcomed.

Unveiling of our Little Library

Thank you for supporting this year’s Toy Drive!

January 10, 2014 Dear Friends of the Cypress Hills Child Corporation: Happy New Year! Thanks to your continued support of Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation’s Toy Drive. With your help, we were able deliver toys and treats for over 550 children. I/we always fear that the names in our list will exceed the donations we […]

Network Meeting – Tuesday, January 14th.

There will be a Network Meeting on Tuesday, January 14th. Time: 7PM – 9PM

Announcement Regarding Martin Luther King Day

Please note that Cypress Hills Child Care Center and Head Start Program will be closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Cypress Hills Promise Neighborhood Community Forum Volunteer Opportunities

Cypress Hills Promise Neighborhood Community Forum Volunteer Opportunities

Cypress Hills Promise Neighborhood FAQs

What is a Promise Neighborhood and what is the Cypress Hills Promise Neighborhoods?  Promise Neighborhoods is a US Department of Education program, which aims to help neighborhoods create a range of academic and social services to support children from cradle to career, inspired by the success of the Harlem Children’s Zone. CHLDC has received a […]

Cypress Hills Promise Neighborhood Community Forum

What is the Cypress Hills Promise Neighborhood? CHLDC received a Promise Neighborhoods planning grant from the US Department of Education which allows us to bring community stakeholders together to create a plan which includes solutions (expanded and new programs and services) that will help young people in our community to succeed academically and be healthy. […]

How Head Start Helps Children Get Ready

While David Brooks accurately portrays the desperate need for quality early education programs for our country’s most vulnerable children, he is wrong that Head Start has not provided lasting gains to the 28 million children served since 1965 (“When Families Fail,” column, Feb. 15). It is exasperating that critics continue to claim that Head Start […]

Guido Argüello: El soldado de Santa

Author: Carolina Ledezma/EDLP Nueva York – Guido Argüello parece un niño más cuando le toca vestirse de Santa Claus. Desde hace siete años, el militar ecuatoriano cambió su uniforme por el traje rojo, botas y gorro del personaje navideño para alegrar a cientos de pequeños de bajos recursos de Cypress Hills en Brooklyn. Descargar el […]