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.


In San Francisco Parents’ wildest dreams: A progressive city WITH an excellent public school system

August 12, 2021 |

A piece originally published on Medium. It has been easy to feel invisible as a parent in San Francisco during COVID-19. Schools and playgrounds closed, support systems vanished, and yet we were expected to show up for work, pay our rent, support our kids through distance learning. While daunting, organizing the logistics of life without…