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Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ)
Movement Strategy Center
President's Discretionary Grants
The Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ) is a national alliance of youth organizing and intergenerational groups working for educational justice. AEJ aims to bring grassroots groups together to bring about changes in federal education policy, build a national infrastructure for the education justice sector, and build the capacity of organizations and youth leaders to sustain and grow the progressive movement over the long haul. A one year $10,000 opportunity fund grant in 2010 to strengthen the capacity of AEJ to create a media strategy which is relevant to youth and will effectively engage more youth in AEJ organizing efforts.
Alliance for Quality Education (AQE)
94 Central Ave.
Albany, New York 12206
Billy Easton Executive Director
Public Education Grants
AQE is a broad based coalition of 230 parent, labor, service, organizing, advocacy and youth organizations from across New York State that mobilize to pressure public and elected officials to provide adequate funding for public education at the state and local levels, and to insure equity in resources being directed to NYC schools and other districts with significant concentrations of high needs students. AQE’s successes have resulted in billions of dollars of additional funding being allocated to high-needs schools in NYC and across the state. Hazen’s $40,000 renewal grant will support the coordinating and organizing work of the state-wide coalition to ensure equitable allocation of resources to public schools in New York City and throughout the state.
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
233 Broadway Rm 720
New York, New York 10279
Eric Zachary Executive Director
401. 863. 7990
Public Education Grants
The Annenberg Community Involvement Program (CIP) consists of two New York City collaboratives, the Coalition for Educational Justice (CEJ) and the Urban Youth Collaborative (UYC). Over the last five years, CIP has developed and coordinated these collaboratives comprising community-based groups organizing for education reform, some also including labor as members, with the goal of increasing capacity, expertise and power in order to effectively impact the quality of education at both the local and systemic levels. Hazen’s $75,000 grant will support the collaborative of adult- and youth-based organizations working for the improvement of education in New York City.