Meeting Time: February 24, 2021 at 4:00pm PST
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S.-1 21-0194 Adoption by the Board of Education of Resolution No. 2021-0037 - Reparations for Black Students (Revised).

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    Clara Mates 3 months ago

    As a community member of District 3, I strongly urge you all to please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution —to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment— and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD. Your constituents have had enough lip service. Your children have had enough lip service. Now is the time for action.

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    Jake Peake 3 months ago

    We know Joe Bidden ain’t gonna do it, so I guess that means it’s up to us

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    Jenny Kim 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution - to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment - and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Jennifer Viale 3 months ago

    It's time to support our students of color

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    Ellie Stokes 3 months ago

    I’m in support of providing reparations for black students.

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    Saabir Lockett 3 months ago

    If Black lives truly matter and if Black History month means more than lip service - it’s time to do something comprehensive to support Black students NOW - that actually results in all Black students achieving. There has NEVER been a solution to match the scale of the problem. There has NEVER been a comprehensive, multi-year, systemic plan and significant resources to protect and prioritize Black children.
    As a Black Parent and Community member, this is why I support this resolution.
    Over the past 10 years, due to Anti-Black school closures and Anti-Black racism - 450 Black students have been pushed out of the district EVERY YEAR. This results in $7Million dollars of lost resources (in Average Daily Attendance money). That money could have been used to help ALL students.
    The most FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE decision you can make and the DECISION THAT TELLS BLACK STUDENTS THEY MATTER: is to VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution TONIGHT!

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    Barry Ford 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution

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    Nick Johnson 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution – to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment – and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Abraham FalkRood 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution – to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment – and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Steven Moreno 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution – to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment – and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Cory Henrickson 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution – to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment – and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Sarah Goudy 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution – to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment – and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Meredith Oliver 3 months ago

    “Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution - to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment - and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD."

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    Genie Gratto 3 months ago

    By voting in support of the Reparations for Black Students Resolution, you say yes to making a difference for marginalized students who have been left behind by OUSD. The loss of Black students from the District over the past 15 years is appalling, and must be rectified...but without opening the door and beginning to rebuild trust between the District the Black community, we cannot expect to see real, measurable change. This measure is the first step toward change -- I urge you to support it, and to vote yes, because by lifting up our Black students, we will lift all our students at a time in history when students need us more than ever to ensure that they're thriving.

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    Carol Delton 3 months ago

    This resolution ties together several disparate district initiatives as well as adding much needed support for Black students, families and staff in OUSD.

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    Alex Brandenburg 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution. This is necessary to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Marvin Boomer 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution - to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment - and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Alyse Schneider 3 months ago

    Please vote YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution! To repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools and staff in OUSD.

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    Erika Guerrero 3 months ago

    Please VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution - to repair the harm caused by decades of disinvestment - and to reinvest in Black students, families, schools, and staff in OUSD.

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    Becky Flanigan 3 months ago

    Invest in Black Students and Families now. WE CAN’T AFFORD NOT TO!
    Over the past 10 years, due to Anti-Black school closures and Anti-Black racism - 450 Black students have been pushed out of the district EVERY YEAR. This results in $7Million dollars of lost resources (in Average Daily Attendance money). That money could have been used to help ALL students.
    The most FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE decision you can make and the DECISION THAT TELLS BLACK STUDENTS THEY MATTER: is to VOTE YES on the Reparations for Black Students Resolution TONIGHT!