Larry Fondation is the Executive Director of United Parents and Students, an affiliate of Green Dot Public Schools National. United Parents and Students was founded to help families address the factors outside school boundaries that not only pose barriers to learning, but also inhibit local quality of life as a whole. Prior to UPAS, Larry Fondation was the Director of Community Engagement for Green Dot Public Schools for five years. Prior to joining Green Dot, Fondation worked for more than a decade as a lead organizer for the Industrial Areas Foundation, the community organizing network founded by Saul Alinksy. He has focused his organizing primarily in South and East Los Angeles. In addition, Fondation is the author of five books of fiction, as well as numerous pieces of short fiction and journalism, which have been published internationally. Fondation and his wife live in Silver Lake; they have three daughters.
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