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New board leadership at 50CAN

Today, I am thrilled to step into the role of chair of the national board of directors at 50CAN: The 50-State Campaign for Achievement Now. Together we will advocate for a high-quality education for all kids, regardless of their address.

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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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Morganne Firmstone

Director of Advocacy & Public Affairs

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Drew Stanecki

Director of Finance


Alissa Bernstein

Executive Director, Partnership for Educational Justice


Jenese Jones

Executive Director, Faith Leaders for Excellent Schools

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