Some of the participants from the Five Towns delegation with Lt. Governor Robert Duffy (center) during the OU Advocacy-Teach NYS mission to Albany.
Keep the pressure on us” and “the personal touch makes all the difference” were the comments the OU Advocacy-Teach NYS delegation from the Five Towns heard consistently from New York State legislators during their advocacy mission to Albany for Jewish day school education this week.
OU Advocacy-Teach NYS launched its series of mini advocacy missions to Albany with the delegation from the Five Towns. The “mini-missions” provide small groups from communities throughout New York with the opportunity to meet with legislators and give them an opportunity to hear about the challenging issues—such as tuition affordability—that are affecting their constituents on a micro level.