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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400 advocacy leaders and growing

From the very beginning, 50CAN has bet big on harnessing the expertise of advocacy and politics within our network to develop the next generation of advocates and leaders. That’s why, since 2011, 50CAN has trained more than 400 aspiring advocacy leaders. This year, we’ll add more than 100 new advocates to that number through our 10 local and national leadership programs.

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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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National Team

Farah Khan

Senior Creative Director


Steven Quinn

Outreach Director


Charlie Bufalino

Director of Policy & Strategy


Anne Salorio

Communications Associate

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