DAY 10
Fri, Feb 11 11:27am

Thank you to the parents who were able to join us last night for the Hillcrest Parent School Closures Meeting! A few updates as we head into the weekend:


Join parents in fighting school closures + supporting impacted families

At the meeting, we reviewed the parent groups who are taking on various work streams. If you’d like to join the central parent efforts, reach out to the appropriate point people via Konstella:



Point Person

What They’re Working On

Messaging strategy / communication

Katie Daire

Collecting updates from other workstream owners + streamlining communication to Hillcrest community, conducting survey measuring community sentiment & priorities

Hillcrest representation + lobbying

Meghan Langston

Attending key meetings (district, city council, community orgs, etc.), coordinating outreach to elected officials, keeping Hillcrest top-of-mind among relevant influencers / decision-makers, going deep on school policy + local gov’t

Legal advocacy

Nicole Lopez

Coordinating w/ ACLU, State Attorney General, etc. on behalf of OUSD impacted schools

Impacted families support & advocacy

Meghan Langston & Geraldina Lionetti (4th); Matt Brown, Ruth Woodruff & Sarah Shere (5th); June Sunwoo (6th)

Working with existing 4th-6th grade families to explore options related to Opportunity Tickets, school placement, advocating to & collecting info from OUSD, etc.



4th-6th grade families: Join us at Hillcrest on Sunday morning!

Let’s connect, discuss enrollment plans, talk about our current efforts, and gather more information on how we can best support each other throughout this time. Look for this morning’s Konstella message with details + RSVP instructions.


Look for a survey in the coming days

We’ll be taking the community’s pulse on a variety of topics related to the closure movement. Look for a survey link in the coming days via Konstella.


Thanks for all of your support this week!