To us, reimagining American K–12 education is more than a just cause, it’s the most important work we can do as a democracy. Equipped with nonpartisan research and proven tools, 50CAN citizen-advocates drive the creation of stronger, more equitable schools in every state and community in our network.

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Explore the 2017 CANnual Report

2017 was a year of growth and progress for 50CAN. Explore how education advocates are helping students thrive in the new CANnual Report!

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New policy visions for a new era

There is nothing worse than “winning” your advocacy campaign only to discover the changes you secured don’t solve the problem that you care so much about. That’s why it is so important to take the time to develop a clear vision of the destination before beginning your advocacy journey. 

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Stronger together

The 50CAN network grows every year to include more CANs, affiliates, fellowship communities, neighborhood initiatives and more. Here’s a peek at where we work.

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Leadership Team Vallay Varro

Vallay Varro



Yannell Selman

Executive Director & Founder, P.S. 305

National Team

Su Cui

Finance and Operations Associate


Atnre Alleyne

Executive Director

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