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Taskforces & Coalitions

Taskforces & Coalitions

AFC’s staff are members of many coalitions, advisory committees, and taskforces that focus on improving education and pushing for reform, including:

Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)/Advocates Education Work Group

The ARISE Coalition

Campaign for Children

Campaign for Effective Behavioral Health Supports for Students

Coalition for Multiple Pathways to a Diploma

CUNY Foster Care Collaborative

Dignity in Schools Campaign – New York

Education Law Task Force – Legal Services of New York City

Graduate NYC Partner Group

Mayor’s Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline

Mayor's Young Men's Initiative (YMI) Advisory Board

New York City Community Schools Advisory Board

New York City Continuum of Care

New York City Family Court Advisory Committee on LGBT Matters

New York City High School Application Advisory Committee

New York City Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (JJAC) Education Subcommittee

New York Immigration Coalition Education Collaborative

New York Initiative for Children of Incarcerated Parents

New York State Campaign for Safe and Supportive Schools

New York State Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Think Tank

New York State Family Engagement Coalition

New York State Parent Network

New York State Runaway and Homeless Youth Advisory Committee

Raising New York

School to Prison Pipeline Legal Strategies Collaborative

Special Education Mediation Work Group

Solutions Not Suspensions

Student Safety Coalition

United Way of New York City Education Advisory Council

Winning Beginning New York