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.



Letter to UESF Leadership

September 4, 2021 |

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…