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Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Aug. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

Children of Promise, NYC is a community based organization with a mission to embrace children of incarcerated parents and empower them to break the cycle of intergenerational involvement in the criminal justice system. CPNYC offers an innovative and unique after-school program and summer day camp, the only one of its kind in New York City, specifically designed to meet the needs, interests and concerns of children left behind by parents serving time in prison. CPNYC was established to address the distinct needs of children of prisoners and offers a broad array of support services in a "safe space" where young people, ages 6-18, and their families can share similar experiences in a mentally, emotionally and socially supportive environment.

In honor of the occasion, Sharon Content, Executive Director, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, August 10, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:

Sharon Content

(718) 483-9290 ext 302

scontent@cpnyc.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

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DL 3811 Vertical

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Webcast:

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About Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC):

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based, non-profit organization, in Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bed Stuy), Brooklyn, whose mission is to embrace the children of incarcerated parents and empower them to break the cycle of intergenerational involvement in the criminal justice system.

Recognizing the severe trauma and profound psychological consequences that children experience in association with losing a parent to incarceration, CPNYC successfully developed an innovative model that infuses mental health practices, perspectives and language into all aspects of after-school and summer day camp programming. The model pairs together after school youth workers with mental health practitioners who work side by side to support each child and holistically address their needs. Program activities are designed to promote emotional processing, combining the best practices of youth development with mental health strategies and techniques. This is a bold new approach to after-school programming that engages young people and their families in an authentically empowering environment, specifically designed to meet their needs and achieve successful outcomes.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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