2012 East Oakland Project Blogs

Students, Parents and Teachers Walk for Peace in Bella Vista

Bella Vista Principal Felicia Phillips addressed the crowd. “Most of our 5th grade students last year revealed that while most of them felt safe at school, far fewer of them felt safe outside of school. Crime and violence not only impact our students’ physical and emotional safety, but it can impact their success as learners. Yet we all choose to continue to work here because we feel connected to the community and are willing to partner with the community to make it safer for everyone.” […]