Leading for Impact

Pillar 3 Engagement and Collaboration


Lead and leverage our role as an impactful, key member of local, state, national, and global communities


Advocacy on behalf of the Los Angeles Unified community is critical to the success of students, teachers and administrators, and the advancement of our schools


Build local and state coalitions with parents, other school districts, education associations, labor partners, and community-based organizations to advance the District’s legislative advocacy priorities

Convene regular roundtable discussions with local, state, and federal elected officials, as well as governmental agencies, to strengthen relationships and increase influence in policy making

Grow and leverage partnerships with community-based organizations, the business community, and institutes of higher education

Participate in national network of school districts to better inform policies and practices

Advance policy and funding priority areas at various levels of government to support student achievement and fiscal sustainability


By 2026, we will:

Increase the participation rate of elected offices and key governmental agencies in regular roundtable discussions and convenings to 70%

Pass through the house of origin at least 66% of the District’s sponsored bills, and at least 40% of the District’s sponsored bills through both houses of the California Legislature

Increase the participation rate of various stakeholders in the Office of Government Relations' quarterly briefings by 50%

Increase the number of signatories in coalition letters by 50%

Establish at least 12 new municipal education compacts, focusing on local governmental entities

Increase participation in national organizations

Increase the number of partnerships with community-based organizations, civic leaders, local community colleges, four-year institutions and workforce leaders