Above Image: Californians for Justice youth leaders and allies gather in a show of support for LCFF during a 2017 rally in Sacramento. In the decade since it’s passing, the…Read More
Here’s How We Can Support Teachers Year-Round
What’s the best way to show your teachers they’re appreciated? Investing in them and our schools! It’s no secret teachers deserve to be paid more. Retaining well-qualified, fully prepared and…Read More
Deep Learning As A Declaration of Love For CA Youth
By Asher Ki “Transformative Community Schools Framework” is THE long-term strategy for whole school and systems transformation. Community schools are an authentic approach designed directly by impacted students, along with…Read More
Student Voice: The Heart of Radical Transformation
By Asher Ki Decades ago, student voice was a concept very few had the luxury of understanding. The idea that youth are illustrators of change and contributors to the education…Read More
Welcoming Yasi and Mauro, the New Co-EDs of CFJ!
It has been an eventful start to 2023 at Californians For Justice as welcomed our new Co-Executive Directors, Yasmine “Yasi” Safinya-Davies and Mauro Sifuentes, to our staff and leadership team!…Read More
California’s Budget is Good News for School Transformation!
Above: Original art by Eden Meseret (she/her) for the California Partnership for the Future of Learning 2022 Arts Showcase. Two weeks into the year and we’re already celebrating some good…Read More
Meet the New Co-EDs of CFJ: Yasmine Safinya-Davies & Mauro Sifuentes!
After a long and thoughtful search process, we’re proud to announce the new leadership team for Californians for Justice: Co-Executive Directors Yasmine (Yasi) Safinya-Davies (she/her) and Mauro Sifuentes (they/them)! “On…Read More
Time to Celebrate AND Build Power for 2024
Election Day 2022 has come and gone but our work doesn’t stop here! In fact, these next few days, weeks and months are crucial to the fights our communities will…Read More
We Want To See Joy, Celebration & Liberation in CA Public Schools
Students walking back into classrooms this fall deserve to feel safe, seen and celebrated. We want CA’s public school students to see teachers and staff who look like them, come…Read More
What Does California’s Education Budget Mean for Us?
As our communities continue to process and mobilize around the impacts of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, we recognize the moment we are in. We recognize…Read More