Sideya Sherman

Executive Vice President, Community Engagement & Partnerships, NYCHA / Executive Director, NYC Taskforce for Racial Inclusion and Equity

The NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program is a platform to drive resources directly into the hands of low-income communities and communities of color in a progressive way. Community Scholarships are a key lever by which the Save for College Program has the potential to support families to build significant wealth and combat the racial wealth gap. Here Sideya Sherman, Executive Director of the NYC Taskforce for Racial Inclusion & Equity and Executive Vice President at the New York City Housing Authority, reflects upon the NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program pilot and its impact.

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