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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Read the 50CAN Strategic Plan

50CAN has drafted a new strategic plan to serve as a roadmap on this journey forward, organized around four big bets to democratize education advocacy itself.

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Adventures in Advocacy

Over the past six years, our journey as advocates has taken us into communities across this great land, forging deep friendships with fellow advocates and working together to secure important policy changes for kids. It’s our pleasure to share what we’ve learned along the way — an interactive park map to 50CAN.


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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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Education Advocacy Fellow

Tish Johnson

Education Advocacy Fellow, New Jersey


Janellen Duffy

Executive Director

Leadership Team Marc Porter Magee

Marc Porter Magee

CEO & Founder

Team Operations Drew Stanecki

Drew Stanecki

Finance Manager

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