Team Nissa

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk and Roll-A-Thon raises critical funds to support our programs:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-3 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Please consider making a donation to support my walk and Family Matters – every dollar makes a difference!


DeLong Doers

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk and Roll-A-Thon raises critical funds to support our programs:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-3 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE teen job skills training and leadership development
  • Partners in Learning one-to-one after school tutoring/mentoring
  • Community Engagement, our collaborative activities with families and members of the community beyond those involved in daily programming delete the period here

Please consider making a donation to support my walk and Family Matters – every dollar makes a difference!


Mary Jo and Francis

In partnership with youth and their families, Family Matters is building an equitable society through transformative relationships, education, and leadership development to dismantle structural racism and systemic oppression in our community.

Family Matters’ Walk and Roll-A-Thon raises critical funds to support our programs:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-3 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE teen job skills training and leadership development
  • Partners in Learning one-to-one after school tutoring/mentoring
  • Community Engagement, our collaborative activities with families and members of the community beyond those involved in daily programming delete the period here

Please consider making a donation to support my walk and Family Matters – every dollar makes a difference!


The Family Matters 32nd Annual Walk & Roll-A-Thon

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk and Roll-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-3 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!