Who We Are We support family organizing and advocacy entities working to eliminate racial injustice in schools. To this end we develop tools and resources that help parents, teachers, and students create ideal learning environments for Black and Brown learners. Mission Close the academic opportunity gap by protecting the intellectual curiosity and positive racial self-concept of Black children …
The Oakland Reach
The HUB That’s Changing The Game. Real change happens at the intersection of organizing, advocacy, and programming. Passionate and fearless parents. The Oakland REACH is a parent-run, parent-led powerful force for radical change. We educate and empower parents to demand high-quality schools for their children.
Dual Capacity Building Framework
Based on existing research and best practices, the Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships (Version 2) is designed to support the development of family engagement strategies, policies, and programs. It is not a blueprint for engagement initiatives, which must be designed to fit the particular contexts in which they are carried out. Instead, the Framework …
Parent COVID-19 Communication Log
A simple way to ensure that school staff collect vital information on family/student well-being during check-ins and identify those who need additional support (AMLE’s COVID-19 Resource Center).
Distance learning surveys to students, families, and staff
These surveys help you understand and address the needs of your district community with comprehensive feedback on distance or hybrid learning, well-being, school public health practices, and access to resources.
Supporting Children’s Mental Health: Tips for Parents and Educators
A website with a list of practical tips.