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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American Girl

“I don’t care if I get left in South Korea!” says Alejandra as she looks exaggeratedly across our table. We’re sitting together talking about her life. And to date, it has been a lot.

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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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Team Operations

Drew Stanecki

Director of Finance

RI-CAN

Bill Fischer

External Affairs Director

Team Impact

Ned Stanley

National Voices Director

HawaiiKidsCAN

David Miyashiro

Executive Director

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