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Our first round endorsements in the 2018 NY primaries

NYC Kids PAC enthusiastically endorses the following candidates running for the State Legislature in the Democratic  primary on September 13, 2018: Jessica Ramos (Senate D13) Volunteer or Donate. Julia Salazar (Senate D18) Volunteer or Donate Zellnor Myrie (Senate D20) Volunteer or Donate Robert Jackson (Senate D31) Volunteer or Donate             […]

Our NYC KidsPAC annual conference on Saturday Jan. 27 – sign up today!

Our annual Parent Action Conference (flyer here and below), co-sponsored by NYC Kids PAC, Class Size Matters and CEC2,  will be held Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the Peck Slip School in downtown Manhattan (Take the A,C, 2, 3, 4, 5, J, or Z trains to Fulton Street; map here.) After a call to action […]

Announcing NYC Kids PAC 2017 endorsements!

Sept. 7, 2017 Below are our endorsements in the 2017 City Council primaries, which we decided on the basis of these candidates’ thoughtful responses to our education survey and their record of supporting public education in their communities. We urge you to check out their websites and vote for them in the Democratic primary this […]

Our Kids PAC report card and reducing class size made the Mayoral debate!

Sept. 7, 2017 Check out the question about class size and overcrowding at about 30 minutes in during last night’s Mayoral debate between Bill de Blasio and Sal Albanese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzIfDLHon-c Question: Mr. Albanese, the city’s Kids PAC, yesterday gave the current administration grade of “F” for class side and overcrowding, say more than half a […]

Parents and Advocates release 2017 NYC Kids PAC Education Report Card for Mayor de Blasio

The report card release was covered by the NY Post, DNAinfo and Chalkbeat. Sept. 5, 2017 For more information contact: Shino Tanikawa: 917-770-8438; estuaryqueen@gmail.com Today at 12 PM on the steps of Tweed, the headquarters of the NYC Department of Education, NYC Kids PAC released their 2017 Education Report card for Mayor de Blasio. The […]

We Want to Hear from You

April 11, 2017 NYC Kids PAC is preparing a special Mayoral Report Card for Bill de Blasio and would like to hear from you on which education topics are important to you.  Please take this brief survey to share your thoughts with us. It will only take 5 minutes. The survey closes on May 1, 2017.  […]

Parent Action Conference 2016

You’re invited to our Parent Action Conference 2016, co-sponsored by Class Size Matters and CEC D2. When: Saturday November 5th, 9:30AM to 3:30PM Where: Spruce Street School (PS397) at 12 Spruce Street in downtown Manhattan. Participate in Workshops and help create an ACTION PLAN for: –Putting Power Back into Parents’ Hands –Fighting for more funding, […]

NYC Kids PAC endorses Gustavo Rivera, Robert Jackson, Debbie Medina and Robert Carroll for the State Legislature in Tuesday’s Primaries

NYC Kids PAC is endorsing four outstanding candidates running for state office next Tuesday, September 13. Based on their exceptional records and their responses to our candidate survey, our board urges you to be sure to vote for Gustavo Rivera in the Bronx, Robert Jackson in Manhattan, and Debbie Medina in Brooklyn, all running for […]

Candidate Surveys for the Sept. 13, 2016 Democratic Primaries

For the September 13th,  2016 Primaries, the New York City Kids PAC conducted candidate surveys for NY State Senate Districts 31 and 33 (Manhattan and the Bronx respectively) and NY Assembly District 44 (in Brooklyn).  Please check out the completed surveys here or below. The candidate responses can be accessed by clicking on the name, […]

2016 Mayoral Report Card

For immediate release: May 18, 2016 Contact: Shino Tanikawa, 917-770-8438, estuaryqueen@gmail.com Leonie Haimson, 917-435-9329, leoniehaimson@gmail.com Today, NYC Kids PAC released their second annual report card on Mayor de Blasio, grading him in several education categories based primarily on whether he has followed up on his campaign promises.   The report card is posted above. It has […]