ADVOCACY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Parents

Students and Families Unite to Address Food Instability

June 29, 2020

Earlier this year United Parents and Students (UPAS) in partnership with One Family Los Angeles, launched a grocery voucher campaign to get money and resources into the hands of families in vulnerable communities with limited access to food. Through these efforts over $30,000 in grocery vouchers have been distributed to…

Read More

Supporting Our Communities During COVID-19

April 16, 2020

Today, the role of public education is more important than ever. As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Green Dot remains committed in our mission to serve the most vulnerable communities and ensure all students are prepared for college, leadership, and life.

Read More
Giving

Green Dot Students Inspire Community Giving

December 20, 2019
|

During the month of December, a child might mistake the Associated Student Body meeting room at Ánimo Leadership Charter High School with Santa’s workshop. Inside the meeting space, you’ll meet a sea of smiling faces, some arranged in neat lines organizing toys, clothes, and shoes, while others enclose gifts in bright wrapping paper and adorn them with bows.

Read More
program

Just Keep Livin Foundation: “Conscious Living”

February 14, 2019
|

Anthony Thomas, math teacher at Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School was recognized by the just keep livin Foundation (JKL) for his work with students and service to the community.

Read More
Parents

See How Parents Rallied for Change in Their Communities

February 4, 2019
|

This fall, United Parents and Students (UPAS) hosted thousands of local parents, students, and community members at the the fifth annual United Parents and Students assembly, Forward SoCal, at USC’s Bovard Auditorium.

Read More

OUR MISSION:

to help transform public education so all students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life.