Community & Advocacy
The KIPP NYC staff works hand-in-hand with KIPP families and supporters on issues impacting our schools and neighborhoods. Join us to get updates on community meetings, advocacy opportunities, and important events where raising your voice, moving your feet, and meeting with elected officials can have a major impact on the future of KIPP NYC schools.
WAYS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
2020 Census – You Count!
The 2020 Census will determine if New York City gets its fair share of more than $650 billion in federal funding and representation in Congress. We need New Yorkers like you to lead the way. Learn how you can help all of us stand up and be counted!
- All about Census 2020 (How it works, your privacy, job opportunities) – English & Spanish
- 2020 Census Website – English
- 2020 Census Website – Español
Voting in national, state, and local elections is a powerful way to have your voice heard.
- Find Your Polling Place
Enter your address, city and ZIPCODE to find out where you should vote in local, state, and national elections.
- Voter Registration Information
Learn how to register to vote in local, statewide, and national elections.
TurboVote helps with voter registration, address changes, finding your polling place, and even reminds you when it’s time to go vote by sending a text message!
Attend rallies, community board meetings, and education councils with KIPP NYC.
- Community Education Councils
These panels meet monthly and are open to the public. They are charged with promoting student achievement, advising and on educational policies, and providing input to the schools Chancellor.
- Community Boards
These boards meet monthly and are open to the public. Community boards play an important role in improving the quality of life for all New Yorkers
- Community Education Boards Committees help develop and strengthen education and youth services, programs, and activities in their community.
- KIPP NYC Marches and Rallies
KIPP participates in events where families have the opportunity to speak out on behalf of their child’s education. Sign up to receive emails or text messages about upcoming events.
Stay Connected. Stay Informed.
Learn more about educational issues and opportunities.
- Who is my Representative?
Find out who represents you and your district as a City Council Member, a State Senator, or State Assembly Member.
IDNYC benefits include free or discounted admission to museums, concert halls, botanical gardens, and zoos.
- Cool Culture
Gain access to free passes and admission to NYC events and organizations for families with kids in kindergarten or younger.