To meet with elected representatives to clearly express the value of public education to constituents in order to hold the member accountable to prioritizing public education in the state budget process.
To get a strong commitment from elected officials to fight for public education funding in the New York State budget and to identify ways the elected official and community members can work together to achieve this goal.
Get a group of community members together, using the resources and tools below, set up an initial meeting with your state Assembly or Senate representative.
Check the legislative calendar
New York has a part-time legislature, which means our elected officials are only in Albany part of the year, and on certain days. Before calling to schedule your meeting, check this calendar to find out what days legislators will be in Albany.