ADVOCACY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

ForwardLA

Photo Essay: Green Dot Parents Rally for a Better Future at ForwardLA

December 6, 2017
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On December 2, over 1,000 parents and community leaders gathered to advocate for change around six major issues facing their communities.

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parents

United Parents and Students Celebrates a Successful Summit Focused on Creating Positive Change Across Los Angeles

December 5, 2017
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On Saturday, December 2, United Parents and Students (UPAS), in conjunction with Green Dot Public Schools and an array of other organizations, hosted thousands of local parents, students, and community members at the fourth ForwardLA summit—an event intended to create an action-oriented space where the community can come together to address key issues that deeply affect local families and students.

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housing

ForwardLA: How Green Dot Parents are Taking Action in LA’s Affordable Housing Crisis

December 4, 2017
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For all parents and families, helping their children succeed in school means providing support and stability in housing. Unfortunately, economic conditions in Los Angeles have made this more difficult for parents to do, as the city continues to face a dire affordable housing crisis.

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Immigrant

ForwardLA: Why Protecting Immigrant Families is Integral to Green Dot’s Mission

December 1, 2017
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At Green Dot, we aim to continually use our educational platform to teach students and families about the importance of respect and fairness of opportunity both inside and outside of school walls; this is engrained in Green Dot’s approach to supporting students on all fronts, and fighting for immigrant protections means staying true to our mission.

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community

More Than 1,000 Parents & Students to Gather at 4th Annual United Parents & Students Assembly–ForwardLA: A Day for Justice

November 29, 2017
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On Saturday, December 2, 2017, United Parents and Students, in conjunction with Green Dot Public Schools and other partners, will welcome parents, stakeholders, local leaders and elected officials, and community members to the ForwardLA: A Day for Justice event at Los Angeles Trade Technical College.

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OUR MISSION:

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