NYC Speaks is a citywide survey open to the public. Survey responses will help inform the priorities and policies of the new Mayor, his administration, and the future of New York City. This initiative is a partnership between civic organizations, City government, and philanthropy.

Survey topics include:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Climate and Infrastructure
  • Economy and Workforce
  • Education and  Youth Development
  • Health and Well-being
  • Housing and Neighborhoods
  • Public Safety
  • Racial Equity

The survey is open through January 28, 2022. Learn more and take the survey at

Volunteer Opportunities

New Yorkers interested in volunteering for the NYC Speaks initiative can fill out a brief questionnaire at

Volunteer tasks include:

  • Collecting survey responses
  • Helping staff events, facilitating discussions and taking notes
  • Moderating online conversations
  • Supporting planning

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