Young Organizers

Green Dot Students and Family Band Together to Push for Ban on Flavored Tobacco

July 21, 2021

The statistics are staggering: Data shows that more than 80% of kids who have used tobacco started with a flavored product. United Parents and Students (UPAS) is working to change that.

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Memphis Families Advocate for Public Transportation Improvements

February 24, 2021

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

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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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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