Action Item: Rep Russ Diamond

Call, tweet, or email  Representative Russ Diamond and ask him to make fair funding a priority.

Rep Diamond represents two school districts receiving less than their fair share, totaling nearly $10M in lost funding. He previously co-sponsored fair funding legislation.

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  • Be polite, but direct. We aren’t asking for fair funding- we are insisting on it- for the sake of just treatment of our children.
  • Appeal to the morality of the issue- we aren’t treating all students with equal dignity and justice when we deny equity.
  • Remind him that inequitable funding is driving local property taxes up the most in the poorest communities.
  • Share something personal- how does this issue impact you, your kids, your community?
  • Use these sample emails for parents, teachers, and taxpayers for guidance or as a template if you wish: