Raise Your Hand participates in citywide coalitions and works with parents and concerned citizens across the state of IL on many education issues.

Members of RYH help inform schools of our initiatives, and help guide, and even train, parents on how to have a stronger voice at the school, local and state levels. If you are interested in real education reform and becoming a parent representative, contact us!



Jennie Biggs, Communications Director

Joy Clendenning, Managing Director

Wendy Katten, Strategy Director


RYH Board of Directors

Tara Baldridge 

Christopher Ball 

Brenda Delgado-Als 

Deb Hass 

Mary Fahey Hughes 

Eric Reyes 

Roberta Salas 

Misuzu Schexnider

Andrea Tolzmann