ADVOCACY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Memphis Families Advocate for Public Transportation Improvements

February 24, 2021
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UPAS has deepened their efforts in Memphis, working with community members, local leaders, and Green Dot families to identify and address the factors outside of school boundaries that not only pose barriers to learning, but also inhibit local quality of life.

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United Parents and Students Assembly

See How 1000+ Parents & Students Exercised the Power of Their Collective Voice

February 4, 2021
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More than 1000 parents, students, and community members gathered virtually with public officials for the 7th annual United Parents and Students Assembly.

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Families Press for High-Quality Food in South, East Los Angeles

November 17, 2020

Through a countywide fund and community mobilization, United Parents and Students (UPAS) is working to combat food inequality across South and East Los Angeles.

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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…

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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.

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OUR MISSION:

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