Our Vision: A New York City where all students regardless of race, zip code, or socioeconomic status are able to attain a post-secondary degree that empowers them to achieve a fulfilling future.

Our Mission: Leveraging its unique position at the nexus of the NYC Department of Education (NYC DOE), The City University of New York (CUNY), and City Hall, GNYC strengthens and supports New York City's educational ecosystem to dismantle institutional barriers in order to increase individual student success.

2020-2025 Goals


Foster innovation and the implementation, replication, and scaling of successful best practices and programs throughout New York City.


Cultivate an educational ecosystem and intentional collaborations that improve student experience and ensure that they are seamlessly supported through their educational journeys.


Advocate for education policies that adapt continuously to meet the needs of all NYC students.


Cultivate a network of professional colleagues, and make educational information accessible and actionable for practitioners.