UPLAN Governing Council leaders will head to Washington, D.C. in May to meet with a senior official in the Department of Education to propose the creation of an Office of Parent Engagement to assure that authentic parent voices are heard in the creation of all policies that affect children and families. Parent leaders will also meet with other public officials
Join us in San Francisco, June 22-24, 2017, for the Institute for Educational Leadership’s National Family and Community Engagement Conference. UPLAN leaders from across the country will present a workshop called “Parents as Decision-Makers and Policy Leaders,” sharing values of parent leadership and organizing and lessons learned. UPLAN member organizations Abriendo Puertas, Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI), the National
This year Parent Voices, a founding UPLAN member organization, celebrates 20 years of “Action for the Love of Our Children.” Parent leaders with Parent Voices have led the efforts to expand accessibility and affordability of childcare in California, along with other programs that help low-income families survive and thrive! Congratulations to all the parent leaders, staff, and supporters of Parent
UPLAN member group Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE), as part of Communities for Los Angeles Student Success (CLASS), helped create a parent engagement toolkit for L.A. schools. Check it out here!