School Boards Explained

What does a school board do? How can you most effectively share input? Learn more about some of the most influential leaders in our public education system.

Our Mission

Stand is focused on ensuring all students receive a high quality, relevant education, especially those whose boundless potential is overlooked and under-tapped because of their skin color, zip code, first language, or disability. Join us in standing up for families in your community.

Join us in the fight.

Beat the Odds

Each year, Stand awards $16,000 college scholarships to Oregon public high school seniors who have Beat the Odds. These students have overcome obstacles on their path to graduation thanks to great educators & school programs.

Meet one of our 2021 scholars, Luis.


Advocates in Oregon


Letters sent to lawmakers in 2021


Number of students we stand with