Fighting Childhood Hunger when school is out

When schools lets out for the summer, students struggle to eat healthy meals. PCCY is teaming up with several partners to educate groups on how to run summer feeding sites in their communities.  Click here for resources for groups on how to become a summer feeding site.

The Bottom Line is Children

PCCY issued a series of reports looking at the state of Public Education, Child Health, Early Care and Education and Family Economic Security in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties.

Recent news articles on PCCY's reports

City Hall Action Days

Our schools are in crisis.  Join PCCY throughout May and June to call on Philadelphia City Council to act NOW by passing the sales tax extension for schools and explore other annual funding streams for the district.

Click here for details on how you can help.

Performance Audit of Ten Charter Schools Seeking Renewal in 2014

The current charter renewal process exposes weaknesses with the District’s charter oversight and transparency problems with the State’s new School Performance Profiles. We found 3 charters seeking renewal appear to be performing so poorly that the SRC must carefully consider the benefits of their renewal.

Download PCCY's Charter School Audit


For over 32 years, PCCY has been working to improve the lives and life chances of our region's children through thoughtful and informed advocacy... and with your help and support, we will continue to make sure that our children are safe, educated, well cared for and healthy as we become PUBLIC Citizens for Children and Youth to better reflect our regional focus.

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Raise Your Hands for Kids! Find Your Legislators Below...

Since 1980, PCCY has worked tirelessly to improve the lives and life chances of our region's children. We have done this by being dependable, vibrant and dynamic. The time has come to let these core attributes shine.

Stay tuned as we reveal the new PCCY and stay in the loop for our new website launch.

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