The DemocracyReady NY Coalition is convened by the Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University. Our members include educators, academics, education stakeholder groups, youth leaders, civic education practitioners, youth-development specialists, parents, civic leaders, and advocates.
We strive to represent the entire state and be multigenerational, politically inclusive, and racially and socioeconomically diverse. We prioritize memberhsip recruitment to meet these goals.
Jason Clark, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Shira Epstein, The City College of New York
Brett Levy, University at Albany, SUNY
Ioana Literat, Teachers College, Columbia University
Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Teachers College, Columbia University
Jaclyn Siegel, Media Literacy Now New York
Christopher Sperry, Project Look Sharp
Laura Smith, Teachers College, Columbia University
Lisa Kissinger, Shenendehowa Central Schools
Gail Ehrlich, NYC DOE Teacher/Law Coach (retired)
Jenny Osowski, Otselic Valley