NYC Summit on Children: Ensuring the Health, Education and Wellbeing of NYC’s Children

In one of his first public addresses since being elected mayor three weeks ago, Bill de Blasio came to Columbia to give the keynote address at the Earth Institute’s NYC Summit on Children, an all-day conference on the value of early childhood development programs and pre-kindergarten education.

November 26, 2013

More than a hundred academics, policymakers, and practitioners in education, social services and health came together at the Roone Arledge Auditorium to discuss the well-being of New York City's children and offer specific recommendations to help every child reach his or her full potential. Access to these critical interventions is especially problematic for New York’s most economically disadvantaged families.