For Families

When You Lead, Our Children Succeed

GO engages with families to support your child, your school, and drive educational change. Here's how you can get involved, and this is what it looks like.

Nunca es muy temprano para prepararse para la universidad

Como madre de dos estudiantes y cofundadora del programa United Families Building Community, de GO Oakland, estoy comprometida a informar a los padres con respecto… Read More

Preparing Oakland Families for College

By Danielle Mackey

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As a parent of two students and co-founder of GO Oakland’s United Families Building Community, I am… Read More

A Letter to the School Board from Oakland Families, Educators and Community Members

Dear Board Members,
Forty-nine thousand students attend public schools in Oakland. They are counting on you to find and hire an enduring leader with the… Read More

The Search for a Superintendent 101

“Our success will come not because of Board directives, or the Superintendent’s notions, or the staff’s creativity, or the community’s yearning. We will make it… Read More

Measure G1 Funding Getting into Schools

In November, Oakland voters passed Measure G1 with 82% of the vote. As a result more funding will come into our Oakland public school to provide a raise for educators and additional funding will go to middle schools to support expanded enrichment opportunities for all students.

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