Your Vote Matters!

We are in the midst of a special election! Election day is Tuesday February 15, 2022! 

Your vote is so important in helping to continue the great work we are doing to make every SF public school a great public school for all our children!

San Francisco is one of the most stimulating and engaging places for children to grow, learn and thrive. And, our public schools are the front line in the fight for democracy, social justice and economic equality. Learn more about what’s at stake in this special election here.

The deadline to Register To Vote  is : January 31, 2022

Learn how best to cast your ballot in the way that works best for you.
Use this great SF Department of Election Ballot Navigator tool!
Remember you should have received your vote-by-mail ballot my now if you are registered and you can vote via mail today!  If you are not registered you can still register.

We are in this together! Your continued advocacy and support will help us create…

  • Schools that actively partner with families and school partners to create loving, diverse, and empowering learning communities free of bullying and hate-speech
  • Curriculum that reflects the unique and beautiful heritage of our diverse city.
  • Educators fighting to ensure ALL students have access to high quality instruction and support to meet their highest potential.
  • A district that leverages community partnerships in support of teachers, support staff, principals and our amazing public schools
  • A leader who will push back on privatizers looking to monetize public education in San Francisco—I will fight to keep the public in public education!
  • Responsive leadership that will show up, listen and advocate for district workers and families to ensure our SFUSD keeps it’s promises
  • A Board Member committed to investing in our amazing workforce. Teachers, paraprofessionals and other school staff should be able to live and work in our amazing city

What you should know about voting rights…

by Tula Jeng, @sisterpersister

Photo credit: Tula Jeng

“In 1920, the #19thAmendment granted some women the right to vote — but not all. Chinese Americans were denied the vote until 1943. Japanese and other Asian Americans didn’t receive voting rights until 1952. Although the 19th Amendment “technically” included Black and Latina women, many Black people were still denied access to the ballot — especially in the South. Voter-suppression measures such as poll taxes, literacy tests, and grandfather clauses, were all used to prevent Black people from participating in electoral politics. For Latinos, if they did not speak and write English, they were refused ballots in many cities and states.”

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