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Corri Tate Ravare is the executive director of Families That Can, the charter school parent organizing and outreach group for the California charter schools community. In this role, Corri manages efforts across the state to organize parent and stakeholder constituency efforts aligned with the charter school community's advocacy priorities. This work includes the development of a grassroots network of parents and other family members throughout California who engage on both local and statewide matters. Previously, Corri was president of ICEF Public Schools and a deputy for LAUSD Board of Education Member Genethia Hudley Hayes. She has also worked for the LAUSD Office of School Reform, the division charged with granting charter petitions. Corri received the prestigious John Gardner Public Service Fellowship in 1994. She graduated with honors from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in English and a minor in African-American Studies. In March 2009 Corri was appointed to serve on the California Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (CACCS), a nine-member commission that holds great influence over the state's charter schools. She is a Fellow of the third class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.