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African American Parent Advisory Council (AAPAC)

Mission

The mission of the African American Parent Advisory Council (AAPAC) is to provide a forum to hear the ideas of the San Francisco Unified School District’s African American/Black families, and respond to those ideas by educating and informing parents of district resources, policies, and programs. It is our goal to empower the lives of all African American/Black children and families by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to advocate for a high quality educational experience for our children. The AAPAC works to develop resources that allow families to more actively support the academic instruction their children receive and engage with educators and administrators in the San Francisco Unified School District.  

AAPAC Activities/Offerings

  • SFUSD School Board Advisory
  • Monthly Meetings
  • Parent Education Workshops
  • Community Collaboration
  • Advocacy
  • School Site Support
  • Resource Offerings
  • Black History Awareness

2019-2020 AAPAC Meeting Schedule

In an effort to reach all of San Francisco's African American/Black families, AAPAC will host monthly meetings at various SFUSD school sites. AAPAC meetings are generally held from 5:30pm - 8:00pm; dinner and childcare is provided. Meetings are open to all families of African American students and allies.

To receive up-to-date information on AAPAC monthly meetings and community resources, please request to be added to the AAPAC listserv by emailing aapac@sfusd.edu.

Upcoming Monthly General Assemblies

  • September 19, 2019 at Leola Havard, 1520 Oakdale Ave SF
  • October 17, 2019
  • December 19, 2019
  • January 17, 2020
  • February 20, 2020
  • March 19, 2020
  • April 2020 TBD
  • May 2020 TBD

*Please note, the AAPAC and Community Advisory Council for Special Education's joint meeting will be November 21, 2019 at Leola Havard.

Special Fall of 2019 Events

  • September 9, 2019- Historically Black College and University Fair                   City Hall's North and South Light Court from 4-8pm
  • October 25, 2019- Annual Black Student Union Summit                                  445 Golden Gate Avenue from 9:00am-3:00pm
  • October 29, 2019- Annual AAPAC Board Presentation                                        555 Franklin Street, Board Room from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Major Focuses of 2019-2020

Listen, Educate, Advocate

  • Unpacking push out and racism within SFUSD school
  • Increasing sense of belonging for Black students and families
  • Strengthening collaborative partnerships
  • Promoting Black excellence 365(6) days a year

Check out our Fall 2019 Newsletter for more information.

AAPAC Contact Information

For more information, contact the AAPAC Advisory Committee via email at aapac@sfusd.edu

District Liaison

Laticia Erving, African American Parent Advisory Council Program Coordinator Email: ErvingL@sfusd.edu Phone: (415) 241-6121 x1320