Press Release: California’s Community Engagement Initiative Grows by Six School Districts

SAN BERNARDINO – Six public school districts from across California have been selected to join the Community Engagement Initiative (CEI), an ongoing and innovative effort to create dialog and build relationships with stakeholders. The five-year initiative is a component of the state’s System of Support, which seeks to strengthen outreach and collaboration, address inequities and build the capacity of local education agencies (LEAs) to improve student outcomes. The CEI is a joint project by the […]

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Statement on the 2021 Inauguration

The swearing-in of our nation’s 46th President and the first woman, first black, first South Asian vice president and amidst an unprecedented global pandemic is historic and “marks a new chapter for the American people.” The administration of Biden-Harris is not a victory of party, but an opening of an era calling for common purpose and civility, of inclusiveness and tolerance, of empathy and grace. Yet, the raging pandemic, the violent social and economic upheaval, […]

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FIS Statement on Capitol Hill

On January 6, 2021, the mob violence on Capitol Hill, forcing Congressmembers and hundreds of staff to evacuate, was both shocking and devastating. Appallingly, these domestic terrorists who trampled the halls of the U.S. Capitol were further emboldened by the poor law enforcement resistance they encountered along the way, demonstrating the double standard we have along racial lines. We cannot be surprised by their lawless actions when they were publicly urged on by a sitting […]

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Press Release: Families In Schools Announces New President CEO Lupe Rivera

For Immediate Release    Families In Schools Announces New President & CEO, Lupe Rivera  LOS ANGELES (October 26, 2020) – Families In Schools, a nonprofit whose mission is to involve parents and communities in their children’s education to achieve lifelong success, announced their new President and CEO, Lupe Rivera.  Lupe Rivera brings over two decades in the nonprofit sector. She most recently served as the CEO and Executive Director of the Center for Restorative Justice Works. To ensure gender-based programming across California, […]

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Comunicado de prensa: Attendance Works, Families In Schools y Parent Institute for Quality Education Lanzar la iniciativa Keep Learning California

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA Attendance Works, Families In Schools y Parent Institute for Quality Education Lanzan la iniciativa Keep Learning California La iniciativa ayuda a las familias de bajos ingresos a navegar por modelos educativos en evolución y a mantener a los niños aprendiendo en las comunidades urbanas y rurales Los Angeles y Valle Central, CA – En respuesta al cierre repentino de escuelas debido a COVID-19, Attendance Works, Families In Schools (FIS) y el Instituto […]

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