Decreasing the Distance is becoming San Francisco Parent Coalition!

On behalf of this organization’s executive board, we have a big announcement to make: Decreasing the Distance is soon officially relaunching as San Francisco Parent Coalition.  If, like me, you found hope in this community and our advocacy this last year, please join me in becoming a member of the SF Parents network (it’s free!).…

Read More

SF Parents Member Agreement

SF Parent Coalition is committed to fostering a supportive, safe, and welcoming environment for all who are interested in joining regardless of race, ethnic origin, language, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, physical ability, mental illness, neuro(a)typicality, parenting status, age, national origin, nationality, immigration status, economic power, religion or lack thereof, level of political…

Read More

Letter to UESF

July 21, 2021 Subject: Congratulations and time to connect Hi Cassandra and Frank,  I hope this email finds you both well and enjoying your summers. On behalf of DtD, I wanted to reach out and extend our congratulations on your presidency and vice presidency! I’ve also cc:d my fellow parent leaders, Cliff Yee and Yvette Edwards,…

Read More

Op Ed: Restoring faith in San Francisco’s public schools

Last week SFUSD welcomed 6,056 of our youngest elementary students back to school. Children were greeted with parades of balloons, welcome signs, masked cheering from families and school staff, and tears of relief and happiness. Would their friends remember them? Was their teacher tall or short? What would their classroom look like? The big moment…

Read More