DSC CA Convenes Its First Statewide Parent Organizing Exchange: “Me” to “We”

They began arriving in Fresno, California, the evening of Friday, July 12th. From so many different parts of the state – San Bernardino, South Los Angeles, California City, South Kern County, Bakersfield, Fresno, East Salinas, Hollister, Stockton, San Francisco, Oakland, Pittsburg, Antioch, and Sacramento. Over 80 Black and Latino parents and a dozen or so parent organizers – nearly…

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DSC CA 2018 Solidarity Statement

As a coalition, the Dignity in Schools Campaign California (DSC CA) is building grassroots leadership, movement, and political solidarity across the state to cast a new vision for public education, in which school safety shifts away from a culture of punishment to one of transformation, restoration, and healing. This vision is rooted in our shared and critical understanding of…

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DSC CA Held 2nd Annual Convening

Dignity in Schools Campaign – California held its 2nd Annual Statewide Convening back in June with attendance of over 30 of its members from regions and areas including the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Oakland, the Central Valley, Central Coast, and Inland Valley. The purpose of the convening was to strengthen DSC CA’s identity and create unity and solidarity of…

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DSC CA “Never Again” Statement

The young people who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida have sparked a national conversation about gun restrictions and school shootings. Organized around the battle cry of “Never Again,” these students have organized school walkouts and demonstrations, mobilizing hundreds of thousands of young people nationwide. Dignity in Schools Campaign California commends the…

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