What do we do?
CARES (Community Advocates Restoring Educational Standards) helps students and families in the Binghamton school district and beyond make positive change through community-based organizing and advocacy. We hold meetings twice a month at the Community Center at 85 Walnut Street in Binghamton.
our values at cares
We support parental empowerment that advocates for the equitable education of all children.
We support the use of restorative justice practices and the reduction of suspensions and expulsions.
We facilitate parent engagement with schools by introducing parents to school practices, norms and policies through our workshops and our work as parent advocates.