OPEN prepares the people to advocate for equity and justice in public schools through advocacy, policy, and civic action.



Community-Driven Policy
The Family Leadership Training Institute: A free, community-based civic change program equipping families who care to become families who lead.


Policy Professional Development
The Louisiana Education Policy Fellowship Program: Training cross-sector professionals in the strategies, tools and networks to make change for vulnerable children on the policy level.



Sustain the Mission
Affirm your commitment to equity and justice for all students with a tax-deductible gift or purchase from the OPEN store. Every penny directly supports free and accessible public advocacy training, reporting and data on education justice, and advocacy for Black and low-income students.

Take Action
You are the one we’ve been waiting for. Put your passion, talent and knowledge to work for Black and low-income children through teaching, volunteering or reporting. Click here and tell us what you’re interested in!

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