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BUILDING YOUTH-CENTERED SYSTEMS

WE ARE A UNIQUE CATALYST IN WASHINGTON
FOR EDUCATION EQUITY AND RACIAL JUSTICE
TO CREATE A BETTER FUTURE FOR US ALL

OUR VISION

HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS

We must build collective power towards insisting that our education system achieve better graduation outcomes and post-secondary achievement for BIPOC youth and youth who have received special education services, experienced houselessness or poverty, navigated the foster system, or experienced incarceration.

RESTORATIVE EDUCATIONAL JUSTICE

We must reduce the harmful impacts of juvenile legal system involvement on young people’s opportunities and eliminate pipelines from K-12 education that push young people into carceral systems. Our efforts to build community-based solutions will be led by those closest to the challenge.

SAFE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

We must create safe and equitable learning environments that cultivate belonging and affirm students’ intersecting identities. We will build the capacity of young people, families, and educators to engage in local policymaking, elections, and advocacy opportunities while deepening our community partnerships.

OUR stories

We’re endorsing these 10 champions for education and justice
As the 2022 General Election approaches on November 8, 2022, the Stand for Children Washington PAC is proud to announce our initial round of endorsements for ten champions of young people in Washington.
We’re updating our website
We're excited to have launched a new version of our website in August 2022 and are in the process of adding content from before 2022 to our records. Until then, if you have a question about Stand for Children Washington …
Who we elect matters more than ever
Have you received your ballot for the August 2nd primary election, Katie? As you cast your vote, I'm writing to ask for your partnership to help us elect champions of education equity and racial justice across Washington state.  Can you …

graduation starts here

Students who pass all their classes at the end of their 9th-grade year are as much as four times more likely to graduate from high school than their off-track peers. Stand for Children’s Center for High School Success partners with high schools committed to becoming communities where all students excel academically and race and socio-economic status do not predict success.

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Hours of Parent Workshops Per Year

12,469

Messages Sent to Lawmakers in 2022

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9th Grade Success
School Partners