Empowering bright futures for student parents and their families

The Alliance, led by California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy and EdTrust-West, unites student parents, education leaders, and advocates to advance solutions for the postsecondary success and well-being of student parents and their families.


United to create a racially just and brighter tomorrow

We drive collective action to strengthen student parents' and their families' pathways to success. We advance our mission through:

Policy Advocacy

Propelling systems change to better serve student parents and their families

Research & Analysis​

Filling in the informational gaps to advance smart policies that make the most impact

Capacity Building

Improving institutional practices and structures to address student parents’ needs

Community Engagement

Connecting and empowering all those dedicated to student parent success

Equity in higher education for multigenerational success

We believe strengthening California’s higher education system to better serve student parents is a strategic investment in our state’s future generations and collective prosperity.

Oakland, CA
September 23, 2024
Sacramento, CA
June 11, 2024
Thank you to our funders

If you are interested in supporting The Alliance’s work, please contact us.