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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Thanks and reflections on 2019

With 2019 winding down, on behalf of all of us at 50CAN, I wanted to thank you for your support and share a few highlights from a year of hard work and great successes advocating for America’s kids:

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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 Derrell Bradford

Derrell Bradford

Executive Vice President


Victor Evans

Executive Director


Toni Williams

State Outreach & Advocacy Manager

Leadership Team

Jonathan Nikkila

Senior Vice President

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