Day 7: It’s Time to Fully Implement the Every Student Succeeds Act

We’re gearing up for a big weekend, and today on social media we are using #DSCWoA2019 #EngageforEdEquity to focus on improving school climate and fully implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (“ESSA”).

Local Events on October 25th

Las Vegas, NV – HEROES will host a Nevada Day Cookout with fun, food and flag football at Paradise Park, 4775 McLeod Drive, Las Vegas. For more information call 702-586-9674.

Madison, WI – Freedom Inc. will be continuing their week of youth-centered events to elevate their No Cops in School Campaign with the 3rd Annual Haunted Inc, with costumes, snacks, games and a haunted house from 6-8pm at 2030 South Park Street, Madison. For more information contact Bianca Gomez, or Zon Moua, or visit their Facebook event.

Miami, FL – S.O.U.L Sisters Leadership Collective will be honoring Atatiana Jefferson at a BBQ & Paint on our Week of Action theme: Educate Students, Stop Arrests. The event will be from 11:00am-5:00pm Roots Collective Black House, 5505 NW 7th Ave, Miami. You can RSVP here: For more information contact:

San Francisco, CA – Coleman Advocates Youth Making a Change will host a Youth-Led District Attorney Candidate Forum from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street, San Francisco. For more information visit their Facebook event page or contact

Silver Spring, MD – Racial Justice Now! DMV will host Intersections of the School to Prison Pipeline: Behavior Threat Assessments & Data Analytics from 7pm-9pm at Charles Drew Elementary School, 200 Swingingdale Dr, Silver Spring. For more information visit them on Facebook or contact

Members in Mississippi continue events throughout the Week of Action, including Facebook Live testimonies from Fannie Lou Hamer Center and daily events from Sunflower County Parents and Students United.

In California, CADRE continues classroom observations all week and other members of DSC-California continue to post videos and gather sign-ons for the solidarity pledge in support of Black Organizing Project’s campaign to remove police from Oakland schools by 2020.

Social Media for #DSCWoA2019 Demand #6

On social media we are using #DSCWoA2019 #EngageforEdEquity to uplift our National Demand #6: Focus on improving school climate and fully implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (“ESSA”).

Sample Tweets:

  • Parents & youth must lead as schools implement ESSA! Use the #EngageforEdEquity toolkit at #DSCWoA2019
  • Use data for change through ESSA! Check out our #EngageforEdEquity Data Worksheet to review your school’s report card and hold them accountable! #DSCWoA2019