Oakland Voices spoke with two of the principals who want to eliminate armed police in OUSD.
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Tagged Black Organizing Project, BOP, Gary Yee, Jody London, Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, Kilian Betlach, Kyla Johnson-Trammell, Matin Abdel-Qawi, OUSD, Roseann Torres, school board, school police, Shanthi Gonzales
A local campaign led by Black activists in Oakland to transform OUSD by expelling school police is gaining momentum.
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Tagged Black Organizing Project, Breonna Taylor, Education, Gary Yee, George Floyd, James Harris, Jessica Black, Jody London, Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, Kyla Johnson-Trammell, oakland, Oakland Unified School District, OUSD, police, protests, Raheim Brown, Roseann Torres, schools, Schools police, youth
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, parents, students, teachers, and community members protested at the Oakland Unified School District school board meeting held at La Escuelita. Teachers criticized the board for school closures that harm Oakland[Read more]
Filed under 2019-2020 Project Blogs, Education
Tagged Black Organizing Project (BOP), John Sasaki, Juan Ramires, Keith Brown, Kyla Johnson-Trammell, La Escuelita, Oakland School Board, Oakland Unified School District, Saru Jayaraman, Shamonica Clark
“We’re all different, but we all have that love for Sequoia.” -Zachary Hile At the risk of missing the start of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, several generations of Sequoia students, families, and staff[Read more]
Filed under 2016 Project Blogs, Education, Life in East Oakland, My Neighborhood
Tagged Betty Olson-Jones, Carol Pancho, Community, Dimond, Diversity, Donald Bertolo, dunk courts, east oakland, Eileen Linson, Evelyn Gertler, Kyla Johnson-Trammell, latchkey kids, Laurel, Lou Richie, multiculturalism, muticultural, oakland, Oakland Education Association, Oakland students, Oakland teachers, Oakland Unified School District, OEA, OUSD, playground, Public Schools, self-govern, Sequoia, Sequoia Elementary School, students, Teachers, Zachary Hile