Education / Enrichment

Achieve Now

Advocacy: Education

Level: Local

Website: achieve-now.com

Social Media: facebook.com/AchieveNowPhiladelphia/

Purpose: Mission is to bring all children to grade level learning. Our vision is to see that all children gain the basic skills necessary to succeed in school and life.


Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools

Advocacy: Public Schools

Level: Local

Website: appsphilly.net/

Social Media: facebook.com/Phillyapps/

Purpose: Dedicated to the preservation of public schools, APPS is an independent organization with no political or union affiliation. We support full and equitable funding which provides students with the high-quality education to which they are entitled.


Alliance for Quality Education

Advocacy: Public education.

Level: National

Website: allforqualityed.org

Purpose: Strengthen the capacity of communities to act as catalysts to transform and revitalize public education so that every child receives a quality education.


American Federation of Teachers

Advocacy: Public education.

Level: National

Website: aft.org

Social Media: facebook.com/AFTunion @AFTunion

Purpose: Fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities.


Delaware County Literacy Council

Advocacy: Literacy

Level: Local

Website: delcoliteracy.org/

Social Media: facebook.com/delcoliteracy1

Purpose: Free basic literacy instruction to adults residing in the county. The Delaware County Literacy Council is a private, non-profit educational agency that provides basic instruction to adults needing basic skill enhancements and literacy through a countywide network of professionally trained and supported volunteer tutors and paid instructors.


Education Voters of Pennsylvania

Advocacy: Affiliate of The Schott Foundation for Public Education, is a non-profit, non-partisan organization.

Level: Statewide

Website: educationvoterspa.org

Social Media: facebook.com/EdVotersPA @EdVotersPA

Purpose: Promote a pro public education agenda with elected leaders, legislators and the public.


Higher Ed Not Debt

Advocacy: Multi-year campaign of dozens of organizations dedicated to tackling the crippling and ever-growing issue of student loan debt in America.

Level: National

Website: higherednotdebt.org

Social Media: facebook.com/higherednotdebt @higherednotdebt

Purpose: Ensure that quality higher education is affordable and accessible to all, without the burden of financial hardship.


National Education Association

Advocacy: Nation's largest professional education employee organization.

Level: National

Website: nea.org

Purpose: Advance the cause of public education.


PA Schools Work

Advocacy: Non-partisan effort made up of organizations that, collectively, represent Pennsylvanians from every corner of the state.

Level: Statewide

Website: paschoolswork.org/

Social Media: facebook.com/PASchoolsWork

Purpose: Ensure that Pennsylvania adopts and maintains an adequate and equitable system of funding public education.


Parents United for Public Education

Advocacy: Public Schools

Level: Local

Website: parentsunitedphila.com

Social Media: facebook.com/parentsunitedphila/ @parentsunitedphila

Purpose: We are committed to providing information to parents about issues relevant to school budgets, mobilizing parents to take an active role in impacting district-wide budget issues, and lobbying civic and elected officials at the local and state level to improve public school funding and to demand academic achievement, equity, accountability and public engagement.