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.



S.F. Parent Town Hall: Public Education Pandemic Updates with our Local State Representatives

January 11, 2021 |

On January 10th, 2021, we joined in conversation with State Senator Scott Wiener, Assemblymembers David Chiu & Phil Ting to hear from them on the state of public education California, particularly related to the pandemic-impacted continued school closures and how they are addressing at the state level. This was an empowering opportunity for SF families…