LA Padres: La lucha de una madre por el éxito de su hijo autista

LA School Report | Esmeralda Fabián Romero | March 21, 2018 Lisette Duarte, directora de proyectos para el empoderamiento de padres de la Sociedad de Autismo de Los Ángeles, sabe de primera mano que las familias con niños autistas enfrentan más que solo una falta de conciencia acerca de sus necesidades. […]

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Money Should Not be a Barrier to a Higher Education

On December 8th, fifteen Latino parents were invited by Families In Schools to participate in a “listening” exchange with University of California representatives. Parents shared their thoughts on how they perceive the UC system as an option for their children, and identifying solutions for eliminating potential barriers in accessing higher education. […]

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Congratulations to Representative Xavier Becerra

  Families In Schools applauds Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr’s appointment of Representative Xavier Becerra as California’s next Attorney General. As a founding Board Member of Families In Schools, Honorable Becerra is a champion of our community, especially families from immigrant, low-income and communities of color. FIS Board Chair Shamya […]

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Our Commitment to the Families We Serve

  Families In Schools (FIS) is built on principles of equity, social justice, and fairness. We work every day to elevate the voices of parents, especially from low-income and immigrant communities, in education decision-making and provide tools and trainings to schools to ensure all families are welcomed and treated with […]

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