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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50CAN’s Busy, Busy Town: The 2017 CANnual Report

From Rhode Island to Hawaii—and dozens of communities in between—the local leaders in the 50CAN network work tirelessly to support the immense potential found within every child.

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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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Yannell Selman

Executive Director & Founder, P.S. 305


Alissa Bernstein

Executive Director, Partnership for Educational Justice


Atnre Alleyne

Executive Director


Amanda Aragon

Executive Director

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