Join The Fight
UTLA believes that when students and their families have their basic needs fulfilled, educators can succeed. Together, we are taking a holistic approach to ensure our community’s well-being and give them a fighting chance to thrive.
Convert vacant LAUSD property into housing for low-income families
Increased staffing focused on mental health support for students and their families
Increased funding and expansion by providing schools with the highest Black student population socio-emotional health resources, culturally relevant curriculum, and needs-based community relationships
Ongoing LAUSD support for families dealing with COVID-related academic, economic, health, racial inequity impacts, and in addition to the systemic inequities impacting Black and Brown students.
Provide funding and develop organizational structures to expand schools with resources for family/community/youth engagement, broadened curriculum, shared decision-making, and wraparound services.
Provide funding and organizational structures to support existing Community Schools
Push for targeted Section 8 housing vouchers to support LAUSD families
Support development of Community School pillars and mechanisms in all schools
Support for anti-poverty programs in Los Angeles
Support for immigrant students and families with and without documentation
Targeted academic support for unhoused students, foster care students, working students, and parenting students