Empowering Community Schools Through Impactful Policy: An Overview of Best Practices to Create Loving Educational Space

OTL Policy Commission at NPE

On October 18th, as part of Network for Public Education’s 10th anniversary conference, members of the Opportunity to Learn Policy Commission engaged in a robust panel discussion on federal policy opportunities for advancing Community Schools and supporting equity and justice through public education.

Moderator: Michael Wotorson, National OTL Network Director, Schott Foundation


  • Jitu Brown, National Director, Journey for Justice Alliance
  • Leslie Hu, Community Schools Initiative Coach, United Educators of San Francisco
  • Ruth Idakula, Director, Dignity in Schools Campaign
  • Moira Kaleida, National Coalition Director, Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools

Watch an excerpt here: