families CHOOSING integration


Want to link up with folks who care about school integration in your area? Check out our chapters below (and by all means, reach out by emailing submitting contact information below)  

Don’t see a group in your community? Maybe you want to start one?  Email us at

Also — Check out our Facebook Community Group for connecting with parents across the country!

AL – Birmingham – Elizabeth Hughey

CA – Northeast LA – Colleen Cavanaugh Anthony  (Also check out the LA Facebook Group!)

CA – Larchmont Village – Anna Lodder

CO – Denver – Andrew

DC – Washington – Vanessa (Also check out the DC Facebook Group!)


IL – Chicago – Jenner Ogden Merger

MA – Boston – Peter Piazza – (And check out his great blog the School Desegregation Notebook!)

MO – Kansas City – Lisa Gooden – Kansas City Voices for Integration at

MN – Minneapolis – Bridget (also check out the Minneapolis Facebook Group!)

MN – St. Paul – Jenne

NC – Charlotte/Mecklenberg –

NC – Durham – Sandy and Rebekah

NJ – South Orange Maplewood –

NY – NYC – Kelly Bare And be sure to read her beautiful piece:  A Divided America Gave Us the Problem of a Donald Trump Presidency. Integration is the Solution.

screen-shot-2016-11-27-at-1-12-05-pmNY – NYC – Miriam (Parents for Middle School Equity) –

NY-NYC Jackson Heights – Jackson Heights People for Public Schools

NY – Buffalo – Kate Steilen – (SchoolHouse Buffalo)

MI – Lansing – Erin

OR – Portland – John

PA – White Oak – Steven

TN – Memphis – Gretchen and Leah

TN – Nashville – Carissa (also check out the Nashville Facebook Group)

TX – Austin – Valerie and Ali – (Austin for Integrated Schools)

TX – Houston – Sarah (HISD Parent Advocates)

TX – Dallas – Rob (also check out the Dallas Facebook Group)

WA – Seattle – Ali (read Ali’s great article on GreatSchools!)