p.s. alumni

p.s. alumni mentor and mentee with signs pointing at each other

As the first citywide public school alumni network, p.s. alumni works to:

  • Inspire pride in New York City public school alumni
  • Empower alumni to serve current and future students
  • Help schools engage their own alumni locally
  • Build the nation’s first citywide public school alumni network
  • Galvanize the next generation of education stakeholders
p.s. alumni’s goal is to engage 40,000 alumni by 2020. Find out more at the p.s. alumni website.


Alumni Day 2018: Alumni at an airplane hanger

Highlights from 2017-2018

In its first full school year, p.s. alumni officially helped connect over a thousand alumni to thousands of current public school students. They did this through:

p.s. proud Alumni Pride Marketing Campaign

  • A “p.s. proud” campaign on social media and in the subway
  • Included notable alumni like John Leguizamo, Cyndi Lauper, Prince Royce, Raekwon, and Fran Drescher

Alumni Renewal Day

Connected hundreds of volunteers with eleven Renewal Schools to complete revitalization projects such as:

  • Painting
  • Cleaning
  • Organizing
  • Gardening

Alumni Mentoring Programs

p.s. alumni mentoring expanded to four programs, in partnership with:

  • The High School of Fashion Industries
  • Stuyvesant High School
  • George C Westinghouse High School
  • The Students in Temporary Housing Unit

College Awareness Day

On January 11, over one hundred alumni spoke to middle school students at eighteen middle schools. They shared their insights and advice on their various paths to college.

Alumni Day

On June 1, p.s. alumni launched the first ever annual Alumni Day, which:

  • Connected hundreds of alumni to thousands of Class of 2018 Seniors
  • Took place in 53 high schools throughout the city

Alumni shared their advice about the transition out of high school into college and/or a career. Read the press release:

#Celebrate18 Campaign

To celebrate graduation season, p.s. alumni profiled 18 inspirational and compelling alumni in the class of 2018 who graduated with their Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

Specialized High School Alumni on Stage

How to Become an Active Alum

Please visit the p.s. alumni website, www.psalumni.nyc:

  • For opportunities to serve students in a variety of ways
  • To subscribe and register for updates and news

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