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It’s time to get on the train

Medicaid overhaul is coming to providers of IDD services. CEO Ed Matthews lended his voice to New York Nonprofit Media in a perspectives piece.


First-Ever Digital Annual Report 2015 is Out!

2015 marked a banner year in UCP of NYC’s history as the new 2015 digital Annual Report showcases in colorful detail.


Annual Golf Tournament to Honor Michael Berger, Senior Managing Director of Colliers International

The 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament will honor one of our generous supporters, Michael Berger, Senior Managing Director of Colliers International, with the Corporate Champion Award at the upcoming fundraising outing on September 19th.


Adaptive Surfing Crew Takes on the Waves

From surfing to rock climbing, nothing is off limits to UCP program participants. As part of the recreation program, individuals took part in the Life Rolls on Surfing Event on July 23rd.


Self-Advocates and Supporters Lead the Pack at NYC Disability Pride Parade

For the second year, UCP of NYC self-advocates, family members, staff and other supporters joined alongside thousands as part of the NYC Disability Pride Parade.


Ready for Kindergarten! UCP of NYC Celebrates 2016 Pre-School Graduates at Ceremonies across NYC

Hundreds of families, teachers and staff gathered to witness our Class of 2016 pre-school students graduate the last few weeks at UCP’s sites spanning across the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island.


UCP’s Maria Claudia Florez Earns “Stars Under 40” Recognition

UCP of NYC’s very own, Maria Claudia Florez, stepped into the spotlight to be honored at the Schneps Communications and Star Network “Stars Under 40” Awards and Networking Event.


TEAM UCP Races for Hope in Central Park

For the 6th consecutive year, United Cerebral Palsy of New York City participated in the Achilles Hope and Possibility Race with over 200 participants.


Self-Advocates Receive Recognition from State Group

Paul Panzarella writes about the Harlem day program receiving the Self Advocacy Association of New York (SANYS) logo contest award for their artwork, “Community Movable Mosaic.”


CEO Ed Matthews Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics, Inc. (IAHD) honored UCP of NYC CEO, Edward R. Matthews, at their Annual Awards Dinner with the Lifetime Achievement Award.



15th Year a Memorable One for Women Who Care Luncheon

The 15th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of New York City UCP of NYC was held Monday, May 9th at Cipriani 42nd Street. The event celebrated the extraordinary accomplishments of women as professionals, caregivers and philanthropists.



Team UCP is shaping up well and we’re so excited to be a part of the Achilles Hope & Possibility Race in Central Park on June 26th. Register by June 5th and join us for this amazing morning,celebrating and inspiring athletes of ALL abilities.


Annual UCP’s Got Talent brings Fierce Competition

UCP’s Got Talent is one of our most anticipated events, drawing talent from all five boroughs. Singers, dancers, actors and more fought for their shot at bragging rights.


Fox 5 Covers the Work of UCP of NYC

Linda Laul, Chief Operating Officer of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, and Crystal Rivera discuss the ongoing programs and services of UCP of NYC with Good Day Street Talk host Antwan Lewis in a special in-depth segment for National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month.


Legislative Advocacy at the Brooklyn DD Brunch and Manhattan Rally

Recently, the city has been alive with advocacy efforts, including the Brooklyn Legislative Brunch and a 1,000 person rally outside the Governor’s office to increase DSP wages.


UCP of NYC Hosts Family Connect Summit

The UCP of NYC Family Connect Summit: Addressing Today and Preparing for the Future attracted nearly 450 attendees, and featured a keynote panel with CEO, Edward R. Matthews and Partners Health Plan, among many other important presentations.


15th Anniversary Women Who Care Honorees Announced

This year's Women Who Care Award Recipients were recently announced. 


A Night to Shine for Waterside Residents

Last month, two individuals from our Waterside residence took part in the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine event, an unforgettable prom night experience for people with special needs.


Training Collaborative Graduation Celebrates Emerging Leaders

Bringing together professionals from four agencies, UCP of NYC proudly hosted the graduation for the fall 2015 Training Collaborative for Innovative Leadership.


UCP All-Stars Basketball Fight For A Shot At The Championship

The All-Stars Basketball team prove to be the team to beat in the Southeast Bronx Neighborhood Centers Basketball League.


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