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For over 20 years, Tony Douangviseth has been organizing for a quality education for impacted youth and families of color. Mr. Douangviseth is the Executive Director of Youth Together, a multiracial leadership and organizing development organization supporting youth and families to create transformative schools and communities in impacted neighborhoods based in Oakland, CA. Tony was a youth leader in Youth Together where he helped organize the One Land One People Youth Center during high school. After college, he returned to Youth Together to support a statewide campaign to provide more resources for impacted students, the Local Control Funding Formula and is currently supporting young people to have more voice in their education.
It Takes “The Town” to Fight for a Quality Education: Oakland and The Challenges Ahead for Public SchoolsPost date: 2020-10-29T21:06:27-07:00
Improving the quality of education in Oakland public schools has been an ongoing uphill battle. In recent months, there have been significant wins, but due budget cuts and the current global pandemic, there are several looming threats.