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Action for Education Equity

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We need your help to achieve our mission of raising urgent funds to secure the future of current Rochester City School District (RCSD) students; and advocating for long term funding solutions to make sure future generations of RCSD students do not have to fight to get an education.

We are looking for volunteers from all backgrounds, all experience levels, and from all locations in Monroe County. If you want a better educational future for students living in Rochester then we want you!

Can you be that parent championing Action for Education Equity to your friends and family?

Can you be the suburban resident having those hard conversations with your community about the inequities between local and city schools?

Can you be that person in the background bringing your energy and talents to keep the project running?

Volunteer opportunities include:

Following, sharing, and liking social media posts on Facebook and Instagram to help spread the word about Action for Education Equity.

Creating social media posts and marketing material.

Writing articles to help get our message out.

Helping to plan and promote fundraising campaigns.

Building relationships with advocacy and non profit organizations.

Calling/emailing/writing to your NYS legislators and asking them to support fully funding the Foundation Aid. Enter your address here to get your legislator’s contact information.

Joining our operating committee to manage the overall operations of the fund in a way that ensures it can deliver its mission.

You can be an agent of change. Rochester has a powerful history, and our education system has the potential for greatness.

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About Action for Education Equity

Location:

250 Mill St., Rochester, NY 14614, US

Mission Statement

To take action to bring equitable funding to city students in Rochester, NY by: raising the urgent funds ($86 million) needed to provide basic services for the 2020-2021 school year; and advocating for New York State to decrease the disparities in education between city and suburban neighbors by fulfilling its financial obligations.

Description

Action for Education Equity is a group of community members dedicated to bringing equitable funding to the Rochester City School District (RCSD). RCSD is chronically underfunded and money is needed to provide the basic level of educational services to its students.

We are raising the urgent funds needed to provide basic service; & advocating for NY State to decrease the disparities between city and suburban students by fulfilling its financial obligations.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Advocacy
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • The time commitment is flexible to meet your volunteer availability.

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