Press Release: Families In Schools announces new President CEO Yolie Flores

For Immediate Release    Families In Schools Announces New President & CEO, Yolie Flores LOS ANGELES (November 10, 2022) – The Families In Schools (FIS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Yolie Flores as the new CEO/President of the organization effective January 4, 2023. “Yolie is a champion for low-income families and children of color, as well as an outstanding and committed leader. During a time of rapid change within the educational […]

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Families In Schools Presents: Neighbors with Amplified Voices

    Who Has the Right to Bodily Autonomy? On June 25, 2022, while at a campaign rally, Illinois congresswoman Mary Miller described the overturning of Roe v. Wade as a “historic victory for white life” — a statement met with resounding applause. Although she claimed she misspoke after, her words and the crowd’s response said the quiet part out loud: anti-abortion, pro-life advocacy has never been on the behalf of people of color but […]

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Out of 2021, Comes A Story of Resiliency, Grace, and Gratitude

(In March 2020, schools were ordered closed, and the residents in Los Angeles were given a stay-at-home mandate to minimize the spreading of COVID-19. Seeking to understand the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on disadvantaged families, six Parent Warriors surveyed 305 families, via phone between the months of April and May. In the Fall of 2020, they presented their key findings at a virtual community forum before an audience of families and educators. In essence, they […]

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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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Creando una nueva rutina para su hijo

El cierre de las escuelas es importante para garantizar nuestra seguridad, nos damos cuenta de que no solo se interrumpe nuestra rutina diaria sino también las rutinas de nuestros niños. Una rutina regular ayudara a los niños a sentir que todavía están en un horario normal y les ayudara a seguir que todavía están en un horario normal y les ayudara a seguir aprendiendo durante su tiempo fuera de la escuela. Según los expertos, los […]

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