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© 2019 • Equity Allies for OUSD

The Equity Fund for OUSD Schools is raising $150,000 to donate back to our highest-stressed OUSD schools.  Our work on the Equity Fund reflects the following beliefs:

  • We need to prioritize funding and resources to our most stressed schools

  • As a larger community we need to be invested not just in our own children's school--but in all our children

Equity Index

The Equity Index helps us prioritize the schools facing the highest stress. Ratings are based on the following indictors.

  • Neighborhood Environment: stress, food security, and community health factors in the neighborhood surrounding the school.

  • Staff Preparedness: Teacher retention, % of new teachers

  • Student Demographics: Percentage of students enrolled in school lunch program, with learning disabilities, and english language learners.

Detailed Information

Our goal is to make information on the Equity Fund as transparent and accessible Get more information on the equity fund including:

  • How PTA's around Oakland are participating

  • FAQ's​

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the equity fund.  

  • We encourage all donors to reach out and engage their broader networks.  Reach out if you want issue a challenge or host a fund raising event.  

  • Many schools with high fundraising PTAs are contributing to the Equity Fund.  Find out more and help us get your school involved.

  • Have a passion for this?  Join our fundraising team.  

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