Who We Are



Abbott Leadership Institute
Blue Wave NJ
Cherry Hill Reform Committee
Citizens 4 Public Education
Coalition for Effective Newark Public Schools
Committee of Advocates for Newark’s Children
Education Law Center
Healthy Schools Now
Hispanic Directors’ Association of New Jersey
The Latino Institute
League of Women Voters of New Jersey
New Jersey Black Issues Convention
NJ Communities United
NJ State Conference of NAACP
NJ NAACP Branches:
• Irvington
New Brunswick
• Newark
• Plainfield
NJ Work Environment Council
Paterson Education Fund
Save Our Schools NJ
Save Our Schools March (New Jersey Chapter)
Statewide Education Organizing Committee
Teachers as Leaders in Newark
Trenton CHANGE

Numerous other “friends” participate in our meetings and policy advocacy activities, including:

Advocates for Children of New Jersey
Building Our Children’s Future
Communities in Schools of NJ
Concerned Citizens Coalition of Jersey City
Delaware Valley Americans United for Separation of Church and State (DVAU)
Fund for an OPEN Society
Great Schools of NJ – An Association of High Need Districts
Latino Action Network
New Jersey PTA
New Jersey Policy Perspective
New Jersey Special Education Practitioners
New Jersey Working Families Alliance
Parents Unified for Local School Education (PULSE)
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of NJ
Urban League of Hudson County

Join Us!

OC/OS meets monthly for updates on important issues and to plan strategies and actions. OC/OS members and friends:

        • generate legislative testimony, press releases and e-mail newsblasts on critical education issues
        • meet with legislators and other policymakers, the press, professional associations and other organizations
        • work in coalition with the Better Choices for NJ budget campaign
        • work across geographical and socio-economic lines to create broad campaigns in support of an adequate and equitable education for all children in all school districts

For more information and to become part of the OC/OS network, click here.