On Monday, January 17, 2022, all NYC public schools will be closed in observation of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Celebrate Dr. King's legacy with our suggested family-facing resources for students of all ages!
The NYC Civic Engagement Commission is asking all NYC youth between the ages of 9–24 to participate in, "It's Our Money," the City's first-ever youth-led participatory budgeting process! Between now and February 26, young New Yorkers have the chance to vote on how to spend $100,000 on community projects that address their needs. Learn more about "It's Our Money," and vote through February 26, 2021!
On Monday, January 18, 2021, all NYC public schools will be closed in observation of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In celebration of Dr. King's legacy and birthday, the DOE has compiled great family-facing resources that recognize his outstanding role and impact on American history.
From March 2–6, NYC public schools will celebrate the DOE's second annual Civics Week. Learn more about Civics Week, including our Student Voter Registration Drive in high schools and Project Soapbox in K–8 schools!
Civil rights activist and congressman, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), stopped by the New-York Historical Society to speak with NYC middle and high schoolers about the importance of student activism in the United States.
For the first time ever, New Yorkers who are eligible to participate in this year's General Elections on November 5 can vote early! Learn more about New York's new Early Voting period taking place beginning Saturday, October 26 through Sunday, November 3.
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