Founding Partners:

The following organizations and individuals have signed on as official partners of the Philly Public Schools Initiative. Contact us to learn how your organization can join us!

Beyond our steering committee, the following organizations have joined onto the PHSI statement of principles:


32BJ SEIU Local 1201



Alliance for a Healthier Generation

American Postal Workers Union [APWU]

Asian Americans United

Bella Vista Neighbors Association

Black Church Center for Justice an Equity

Cedar Park Neighbors

Central Roxborough Civic Association

Cobbs Creek Neighbors Association

Cook Wissahickon Home & School Association

Crosstown Coalition

Defend Our Future

Dickinson Square West Civic Association

East Kensington Neighbors Association

East Passyunk Crossing Civic

East Point Breeze Neighbors

Education Law Center

Fox Chase Elementary Home and School Association

Friends of Bache Martin

Friends of Hackett

Friends of Jackson

Friends of Nebinger

Friends of Neighborhood Education [FONE]

Friends of Penn Treaty School

Friends of Southwark Association

Friends of Stephen Girard Elementary

Friends of Vare-Washington

Girard Estate Neighbors Association

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition

Healthy Schools Network

Jackson Home and School Association

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association

Manayunk Neighborhood Council

Mantua Civic Association

McCall School Advisory Council

Media Mobilizing Project

Meredith School Advisory Council

Moms Clean Air Force PA

National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

National Youth Foundation

Packer Park Civic Association

Passyunk Square Civic Association

Penn Alexander Home and School Association

Philadelphia AFL-CIO


Philly Schools Uniting Neighborhoods [PhillySun]

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Powelton Village Civic Association

POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness Empower and Rebuild)

Public Citizens for Children & Youth

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Queen Village Neighbors Association

Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition

SEIU Healthcare PA

Teamasters Local 502, CASA (Philadelphia School Administrators)

The Black Church Center for Justice and Equality

The Food Trust

United Home Care Workers of PA

Veterans Stadium Neighbors Civic Association

Washington Square West Civic Association

Youth United for Change (YUC)