Raising Our Voices in Albany for Great Schools

In February, 200 public school parents from communities across New York City traveled to the State Capital in Albany for a special panel co-sponsored by State Senator Kevin Parker and StudentsFirstNY on the need for high-quality school options in our communities.

Elected officials are joining us in becoming champions for choice. We heard from ten state leaders who each affirmed their commitment to improving our children’s education:

  • Moderator Derrell Bradford, NYCAN Executive Director
  • Senator Kevin Parker, D-Brooklyn
  • Counsel to Governor Cuomo Alphonso David
  • Senator Jesse Hamilton, D-Brooklyn
  • Senator Kevin Parker, D-Brooklyn
  • Senator Brian Benjamin, D- Manhattan
  • Senator Leroy Comrie, D-Queens
  • Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, D-Bronx (Co-Sponsor of Panel)
  • Assembly Member Victor Pichardo, D-Bronx
  • Assembly Member Luis Sepulveda, D-The Bronx
  • Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez, D-East Harlem
  • Assembly Member Al Taylor, D-Manhattan
  • Ian Rowe, CEO Public Prep Charter School
  • Au Hogan, Queens Parent and Grandparent and Associate Director of Life Camp
  • Gloria Alfinez, Bronx Public School parent
  • Leona Fowler, Public School Teacher P.S. 233

Join us in amplifying our calls for school choice for all families. Share this powerful quote from Assembly Member Marcos Crespo on Twitter and Facebook.





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