Newsletter September 17, 2021

Weekly updates from SF Parents SF Parents Member Meeting! Thursday, September 30th, 7:00 pm Please join us for our first IN-PERSON member meeting! STEP 1. Not a member yet? Join here.  STEP 2. After joining, RSVP here.  It will be a great opportunity to get to know each other in person! We’ll also have some…

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Newsletter September 10, 2021

Weekly updates from SF Parents The Data Speaks: Kids Are Safe In School The San Francisco Department of Public Health released a report today revealing that kids continue to remain safe in San Francisco schools. Some highlights: “No COVID-19 outbreaks have occurred in San Francisco schools since they reopened to in-person learning in mid-August and…

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Letter to UESF Leadership

Dear President Curiel and UESF Leadership Team, The leaders of SF Parent Coalition have always respected UESF, even if we don’t always agree. Yet we feel forced to speak up today after learning the official UESF social media accounts shared an image filled with factual inaccuracies, including claims that SF Parent Coalition is a “predominantly…

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Newsletter September 3, 2021

Weekly updates from SF Parents New proposed resolution from Commissioners Collins & Lopez could roll back school openings. We can’t believe we’re still having this problem in fall 2021, but Commissioner Alison Collins and President Gabriela Lopez introduced a proposed resolution this past Tuesday calling for a muddled list of safety measures for SFUSD schools.…

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Consistent “Modified Quarantine” for Every SFUSD School!

We’ve been hearing from parents across SFUSD schools that they’re frustrated with the erratic implementation of the Department of Public Health’s recommended “Modified Quarantine” procedure for schools. SF Department of Public Health guidance, which lines up with California DPH guidance, allows for something called Modified Quarantine as outline below: Right now, some schools are implementing Modified Quarantine–for some…

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Newsletter August 26, 2021

Weekly updates from SF Parents Number of Smiles from Kids Back in School: Too Many to Count! 😁 For all the bumps of the past week, it has been wonderful to see kids back at school, excited to see each other again and ready to learn and grow! Thank you to everyone working so hard…

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Celebrating our volunteers

Thank you to the many families of dedicated volunteers who joined us on Saturday morning at the Randall Museum to celebrate all their hard work this past 18 months. Despite the odd mix of rain and smokey skies keeping things moody, we still had a blast! We hope you did, too. Our movement would be…

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Letter to the City: Clean Air for all SFUSD schools

Respected Mayor London Breed and San Francisco Board of Supervisors,  We’re writing from the San Francisco Parent Coalition (formerly Decreasing the Distance) to ask you to work with SFUSD staff on an urgent public health & air quality issue to ensure that the district has sufficient funding and other resources it needs to install or…

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TAKE ACTION: Clean Air for all SFUSD Schools!

All SFUSD schools need protection from bad air quality that can also support COVID-19 mitigation. Right now, few schools are ready for peak wildfire season. SFUSD staff have been creating a plan to put high-quality, school-appropriate HEPA filters into all SFUSD schools (not your standard home air purifier). But unless all our city leaders work…

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Newsletter August 19, 2021

Weekly updates from SF Parents Welcome back to school! 🎉 It’s been a long journey to get here, and we hope that everyone has a fabulous first week and year.   Join SF Parents Thank you to all of you for your activism and support over the last 18 months to get kids back in…

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