SF Parent Coalition
Founded in the summer of 2020, SF Parents (formerly Decreasing the Distance) is a collective of 5,000+ San Francisco public school parents, students, teachers, and community supporters.
We center the needs of children and youth in San Francisco public schools by bringing together a diverse network of parents and caregivers to advocate for a thriving, equitable school system.
MT. LEBANON, Pa.—Patrick Cozzens had never spoken up at a school board meeting until he stood in front of a crowd of angry parents earlier this month to read a statement his 16-year-old daughter helped him to write. “I’ve watched her go from a child that has loved school, thrived at school her entire life,…