Voices in Urban Education – The Education Election


The current issue of Voices in Urban Education, from the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, features the powerful work of UYC and our allies in shaping the most important mayoral race in decades! Download and read the incredible journey to elevate our key education priorities in the mayoral race, shift the public debate on education, and engage thousands of New Yorkers in building our progressive agenda!

“…But I knew better. The Urban Youth Collaborative (UYC) knew better. After twelve years of this, New York City needed to move in a different direction for its students. The 2013 mayoral election was that opportunity we had been waiting for, and we were ready to work to ensure that the next mayor knew our education priorities and would publicly commit to putting students at the center of his/her administration.” – Ashley Payano, 17, from the Bronx