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An Open Letter to SF Families and Community Members about Innovate

Who is Innovate? Over the past few weeks, SF Families Union has been working with parent leaders, educators, and local California NAACP education directors to investigate a Walton (Walmart) Family-funded organization named Innovate Public Schools. We have learned Innovate has

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Walton Funded Organization seeking “organize” and “innovate” in the Bay

Parents and community members in San Francisco have called recently concerned about an “astroturfing” organization that has received several hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Walton Family Foundation seeking to “organize” and “innovate” in the Bay. It appears that

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward–Starting a Black Family Affinity Group at your School

Parent affinity groups can have profound effects on schools. This post about my experiences starting an affinity group at my daughters’ elementary school, originally appeared on Blavity, a an online community of “the most exceptional multi-cultural creators and influencers in the world.”

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