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The DSC has a Coordinating Committee that oversees the campaign and member organizations that shape our work and participate in Working Groups and Local Chapters. The DSC hosts ongoing monthly calls for DSC members to participate in planning and decision-making on our collective work and to share updates about what is happening in your local communities. DSC continues to reach out to organizations and individuals to join the campaign. 

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Organizational Members

Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery -

ACLU of Northern California, San Francisco -
ACLU of Southern California, Los Angeles -
Black Organizing Project, Oakland -
Black Skeptics Los Angeles, Los Angeles -
CADRE, Los Angeles -
California Conference on Equality and Justice, Long Beach -
Canvass for a Cause, San Diego -
Children's Defense Fund, California -
Coleman Advocates, San Francisco -
Equality Federation Institute, CA -
Labor/Community Strategy Center, Los Angeles -
Public Counsel Law Center, Los Angeles -
Restorative Schools Vision Project, Sacramento -
San Francisco Youth Commission, San Francisco -
Youth Committee of Building Healthy Communities, Long Beach -
Youth Justice Coalition, Los Angeles -
Padres & Jovenes Unidos, Denver -
Law Office of Piper A. Paul, LLC, Westport 
Hearing Youth Voices, New London, CT -
ACLU of Delaware -
American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation's Capital -
Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc -
Center for Law and Education -
Critical Exposure -
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law -
Power U Center for Social Change, Miami -
SOUL Sisters Leadership Collective, North Miami -
Atlanta Community Engagement Team, Atlanta -
Baker Consulting Solutions, Canton
Gwinnett STOPP, Gwinnett County -
Advance Youth Leadership In Power, Chicago -
Blocks Together, Chicago -
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, Chicago -
Project NIA, Chicago -
The Woman of God's Design Ministry, Chicago -
Community Education Project of New Orleans -
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children, New Orleans -
Boston-area Youth Organizing Project, Boston -
The EdLaw Project, Boston -
Youth on Board/Boston Student Advisory Council, Boston -
Harriet Tubman Center/Youth Voice -
Student Advocacy Center of Michigan, Ypsilanti -
Youth Power Movement, Detroit
Minnesota Minority Education Partnership (MMEP) -
Save the Kids, Minneapolis -
Action Communication and Education Reform, Inc., Duck Hill -
Activists with a Purpose Plus, Grenada
Citizens for a Better Greenville, Greenville
Citizens for Educational Awareness, Kilmichael
Fannie Lou Hamer Center, Eupora
Legacy Education and Community Empowerment Foundation, Forest
McComb Youth Council NAACP, McComb
Nollie Jenkins Family Center, Lexington -
Sunflower County Parents and Students, Indianola
Tunica Teens In Action, Tunica County -
Youth Innovation Movement Solutions, Tupelo
Missouri GSA Network, St. Louis -
Paterson Education Fund, Paterson, Paterson -
Parent Education Organizing Council, Paterson
Statewide Education Organizing Committee, Trenton/Jersey City -
Center for Community Alternatives, Brooklyn/New York City/Rochester/Syracuse -
Desis Rising Up and Moving, Queens -
Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition, Buffalo, NY 
Girls for Gender Equity -
Justice for Families, Brooklyn -
Make the Road New York, Brooklyn/Queens -
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, New York -
National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, New York City -
New Settlement Parent Action Committee, Bronx
Palisade Preparatory PTSA, Yonkers, NY 
Sistas and Brothas United, Bronx -
Teachers Unite, New York City -
Youth on the Move, Bronx -
Blue Ribbon Youth Leadership Institute, Chapel Hill
Education Justice Alliance, Wake County -
Project Ricochet Inc, Raleigh -
Youth Organizing Institute, Durham -
Ohio Poverty Law Center, Columbus -
Racial Justice Now, Dayton - 
Toledoans United for Social Action, Toledo -
Portland Parent Union, Portland -
Resolutions Northwest, Portland -
ACLU of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia -
Philadelphia Student Union, Philadelphia -
School Discipline Advocacy Services, Philadelphia -
Youth United for Change, Philadelphia -
Texas Appleseed -
League of Education Voters, Seattle
Seattle Young People's Project, Seattle

ExpresARTE, Madison
Freedom Inc, Madison -
YWCA of Madison -

Individual Members
Deanna Adams - Chicago, IL
Lisette Burton - Washington, DC
Poebe Celestin - Sacramento, CA
Denise Dooley - Chicago, IL
Cora Graves - Jonesboro, GA
Dr. Brianna Kennedy-Lewis - Gainsville, FL
Jason Langberg - Raleigh, NC
Monica Llorente - Chicago, IL
Nancy Polin - Oakland, CA
Linda Reid - Paterson, NJ
Adam Shoop - Woodside, NY
Kent Smith - Eau Claire, WI
Daniel Symonds - Philadelphia, PA
Mattie Wilson Stoddard, Ridgeland, MS



Advancement Project -
Advocates for Children of New York City -
American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts -
Education Law Center -
National Women's Law Center -
Angel Diaz, IL
Candace Moore, IL
Julie A. Worley, TN


DSC Coordinating Committee

Fahd Ahmed, Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) -
Maisie Chin, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE) -
Chris Covington,Youth Committee of Building Healthy Communities -
Harold Jordan, ACLU of Pennsylvania -
Sally Lee, Teachers Unite -
Kim McGill, Youth Justice Coalition -
Tanisha Denard, Youth Justice Coalition- 

Joyce Parker, Citizens for a Better Greenville and Mississippi Delta Catalyst Roundtable -
Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, Racial Justice Now-
Brenda Shum, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law -
Liz Sullivan-Yuknis, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative -
Marlyn Tillman, Gwinnett SToPP -
Marsha Weissman, Center for Community Alternatives-
Gina Womack, Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) -