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Parent Organizing

Organizing for Educational Justice Rooted in Community

Donna Nevel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Donna Nevel

Resistance against an unjust public education system takes many forms; educators, young people, parents, and community members speak out and take action in far-reaching ways.

180 Days Well Spent

Donna Nevel | Posted 03.18.2013 | Education
Donna Nevel

A few years ago, a group of mostly low-income parents of color at the Center for Immigrant Families (CIF) (now the Parent Leadership Project-PLP) came together to discuss some of the ways that high stakes tests were affecting their children and their learning.

Admissions Policies That Embrace All Children

Donna Nevel | Posted 05.27.2012 | Education
Donna Nevel

Dismantling what is, in effect, a two-tiered, inequitable education system requires (among other things) opening up access to our public schools so that they truly serve all children.