Systems Change and Parent Power December 3, 2020
Systems change is education philanthropy’s only exit strategy: and parent power is what will change education systems.
Parent organizing groups are pursuing three critical strategies to support their communities amidst the unfolding COVID crisis.
Parent leaders, with support of parent organizers, can achieve positions of formal authority to drive change from within education systems.
To build a strong, enduring infrastructure of parent power, organizations need to think about the seven powerful roles parents can play.
If You Believe in Parent Power, What Are Your Values? April 29, 2019
All organizations should be guided by their values. What is your organization’s values about the role parents play in driving change for their communities?
Parent Power Is Key to Changing Education Systems, and Measurement Is Key to Scaling Parent Power April 22, 2019
Introducing a new web-based set of tools and resources for practitioners and funders to support parent power and leverage measurement to manage and maximize their impact.
What is the Education ROI of parent organizing on issue campaigns to win new schools in a community?
How can nonprofits navigation the tension of “who owns the agenda?” and forge effective and enduring partnerships with parents?
How does the ‘Actionable Demand’ of parent power lead to systems change, and what are the biggest tensions in scaling this work?