SF Parent Coalition

SF Parent Coalition

Founded in the summer of 2020, SF Parents (formerly Decreasing the Distance) is a collective of 4,000+ 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.


Decreasing the Distance is now San Francisco Parent Coalition--same organization, new big goals for school year 2021-2022, and beyond.



Why and How to Bring Structured Literacy and the Science of Reading into Every Classroom

October 21, 2021 |

Nov 10, 2021 6:30-7:30 pm Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0udu6vrj8vGNeNPOS82m5bgbgE7r56u6KK Join us for a presentation and discussion with Margie Gillis, president of Literacy How, on how to transform San Francisco public schools from one of the lowest performing California school districts for reading into one of the best. Whether your child or school is struggling, or you’re an educator…