Congressman Jamaal Bowman
16th Congressional District of New York
Jamaal has fought for teachers, students, and families for twenty years. As a leader in the opt-out movement across the state, Jamaal connected parents from diverse backgrounds to the fight. He has been a steering committee member for NYSAPE, where his work centered on successfully dismantling Common Core in NY and decoupling teacher evaluations from student test scores. He has also been a member of the New York State Early Childhood Blue Ribbon Committee.