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There are always multiple ways to get involved with advocacy! Understanding how the education system works is key in implementing change. Education policy is shaped by the school district with funding provided by the local, state, and federal levels of government. Within each level of government are specific topics that you can help advocate for. Check out the links below to learn more about how you can use your voice today!

RPS Advocates!

Learn everything you need to know to be an advocate for RPS, students, and teachers at the local and state levels at our upcoming Advocacy Training with our Director of Advocacy and Outreach, Matthew Stanley!

Join us for an advocacy training to learn how you can become actively engaged and part of the change possible to improve public education for all.

Wednesday, January 19 - 5pm
Zoom Link

Thursday, January 20 - 6pm
Zoom Link

Interpretation in Spanish and other languages is available upon request by emailing rpslanguagesupport@rvaschools.net.

Advocacy Opportunities

There are always multiple ways to get involved with advocacy! Understanding how the education system works is key in implementing change. Education policy is shaped by the school district with funding provided by the local, state, and federal levels of government.  Within each level of government are specific topics that you can help advocate for.

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Advocacy Toolkit

Becoming an advocate for public education may seem overwhelming at first glance. Check out our advocacy toolkit to get informed and learn about how you can use your voice to become an advocate!

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RPS Advocacy Priorities

RPS advocates for policy change, resources and investments needed to ensure the success of our students, staff, and schools. Advocacy for our community now, is advocacy for a better future. 

VIEW our 2021 priorities

Register to Vote!

Voting matters! When we vote, it allows us to unite and reclaim our power: we can speak for those who have been silenced, made to feel invisible, and are targeted by systemic oppression. It’s important to vote in every election and we commend you for taking this first step!

Visit the RPS Voter Registration Portal