MAPA Outreach and Inclusion

MAPA Parent Outreach and Inclusion works to ensure that the Marin Academy Parents' Association (MAPA) and the MA parent body is inclusive, open to and welcoming of every MA parent/guardian by identifying barriers to inclusion and working to eliminate them. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact MAPA VP for Outreach and Inclusion Grace Angel, or co-chairs Pam Bonnie and Trigg McLeod at

Upcoming Events

Nature Walk, Talk, and Potluck Picnic

Sunday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m
At Redwood Regional Park in Oakland at the Canyon Meadow Staging Area.  

All ages, relatives, and siblings welcome and encouraged to join for an easy 3-4 mile walk (fairly level, some paved), and discover thousands of amazing fall ladybugs. Bring a picnic lunch after a mellow walk, good for dogs on leashes, babies in a carrier, little walkers, bad knees, etc. RSVP to Email questions to

Outreach and Inclusion Events

Start-of-School Gatherings

  • East Bay Parent Potluck – Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Meet us in the Garden of the Black Pine Circle School, 2027 7th Street Berkeley. Please contact to RSVP and for more details.

Parent Hikes 
- a great way to meet parents/guardians from all grades. Come on your own, bring a partner or friend.

  • Parent Hike - September 21 9:00 a.m. Crissy Field, San Francisco
  • Parent Nature Walk, Talk & Potluck - October 28 10:00 a.m., Redwood Regional Park, Oakland
  • Parent Outreach + Inclusion Coffee/Hike - January 25 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Johnny's Doughnuts

Grade level potlucks
– get to know your fellow parents/guardians at fun, infomal gatherings.

  • Sophomores: September 30, 6-8:00 p.m. in the MA Café Courtyard
  • Juniors: October 21, 6-8:00 p.m. in the MA Café Courtyard
  • Freshmen: January 21, 6-8:00 p.m. in the MA Café Courtyard
  • Seniors: February 3, 6-8:00 p.m., location TBD
  • Sophomores: March 10, location TBD
  • Juniors: March 17, location TBD

Community Action Events- 
support the work of our students in the community beyond MA.

  • Freshmen Family Service Day: September 30 at MA 

Outreach and Inclusion Helpful Links

Tennessee Valley Hike September 2016