Orleans Public Education Network
We envision a world where every citizen has the opportunity to create local solutions for the next generation.
Access the tools to create community-driven education policy
Self-advocate with trainings, professional development, data, and research analysis
Make your vision a reality through policy, advocacy, power-building, and program incubation
"What the best and wisest parent wants for his child, that must we want for all the children of the community. Anything less is unlovely, and left unchecked, destroys our democracy."
Programs and Initiatives
OPEN produces an array of transformative experiences that expand knowledge of best practices, engage citizens in developing their own civic capacity, and amplify community voice in the education conversation.
Louisiana Education Policy Fellowship Program
Training tomorrow's education leaders for student-first public policy
The Family Leadership Training Institute
Equipping parents and kids with tools to make the change they see for our city
Legislative Breakfast 2017
Bringing the policymakers to the public for high-impact conversations about our schools
Be the public for public education in New Orleans and beyond
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