Engagement Commission – People’s Power Coalition Black History Month celebration

2023 Community and Citywide Education Council Application Period Closes February 23, 2023: APPLY NOW! Last Chance!

Dear Council Members and Family Leadership Coordinators, Please share the information below with your communities and at your respective meetings. The deadline to apply to run for a seaton an Education Council is quickly approaching! Submit your application by Thursday, February 23 at 11:59 PM.   Apply for a council seat and make your voice heard, just …

Reminder! Become an NYC Votes Youth Ambassador!

Voter — We’re looking for New Yorkers ages 14-18 who are passionate about civic engagement, voting, and democracy to join our 2023 Ambassador team! This paid opportunity will run from May-August, with an option to stay on through November 2023. Apply now. Ambassadors will earn up to $225 per month for 10-15 hours of work. …

NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Newsletter – 02/22/2023

      Dear fellow New Yorker,   February 18 marked the Hindu festival celebrating the God Shiva. Lord Shiva protects his devotees from negative and evil spirits. May Lord Shiva’s love and blessings always be with you and your loved ones. Our best wishes for all our Hindu friends for a joyful Maha Shivratri.  …

Time is Running Out to Submit Your Education Council Application

The deadline to apply for a seat on a Community or Citywide Education Council is almost here! The last chance to submit your application is Thursday, February 23. Applying is simple: log into your NYC Schools Account, or create a new account if you don’t already have one, at schoolsaccount.nyc. Community and Citywide Education Councils …

FYI – 5-min Survey About Digital Learning

Hello Friends I’m working with New York City Public Schools’ Digital Learning Advisory Committee(DLAC), which brings together educators, researchers, students, and community members toimprove digital learning across New York City Public Schools. We’re looking to learn more about improving the use of technology to support student learning,advance equity, and improve opportunities for all New York …

Register for Civic Learning Week! March 6 – 10, 2023

Dear Friends Recently I joined the Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College at Columbia University. The Center promotes strengthening students’ educational rights through research, advocacy, and collective action. The Center also convenes DemocracyReady NY, the multigenerational, statewide, nonpartisan coalition committed to preparing all students for civic participation.   DemocracyReady NY will host a series of …