First let me thank you for inviting me to provide my comment as guaranteed by the 1st Amendment of the US Constitution.
Parents, please sign the petition for the immediate resignation of a violent and subversive child beater employed by OUSD his name is:
DONNIE BARCLIFT, FIELD SUPERVISOR, NUTRITION SERVICES.
Please protect your children from this child beater.
#There is no vaccine for child abuse.
I strongly support this decision because it will strengthen the personality of our children. I consider it a right of our children and consider it a fair decision.
I support it big time
We love to s celebrate our holiday and enjoy with family.
I support this because I want to feel that I am a citizen and I have all the rights
resources for more teacher training and after school programming and activities.
As the Greenleaf TK-8 Librarian, I support W.-1 21-0948 Adoption by the Board of Education of Resolution No. 2021-0155 - Supporting Yemeni Students and Families in OUSD. Arab students need ongoing support for academic success, and have so much to offer Oakland. Recognizing Arab student's rich cultural contributions, identifying familial needs, and creating systems of support for them to thrive, is imperative. Please adopt this resolution.
I strongly support agenda item W1 21-0948 for the resolution supporting Yemeni and Muslim students, resolution # 2021-0155. Arabs and Muslims are a large number of the Oakland population, their culture, language and religion need to be more recognized and official.
I strongly agree
I support this because all Muslim around the world have days off to celebrate except the Muslims who are here in USA they don’t have it.
This is a nation that is multicultural and multi-faith. Supporting this resolution will display the diversity OUSD hold space for our Yemeni/Muslim American students and their families, whove been marginlized since 9/11. Islamophobia is an American disease and OUSD can help our youth feel safe from it.
As a Muslim I support this resolution and I hope that it will pass. We deserve to have days off during Muslim holidays just like everyone else. Moreover, Muslim/Yemeni-Americans should have more chances and be able to get jobs within the Educational system.
I support this resolution strongly.
I strongly support the resolution decision that will be beneficial for all of the Muslim American students and families.
We will be so glad to share our
religion and culture with American community.
100% Support the Cause.
As Yemeni- American parent and product of the OUSD school system. I first proud and honored to see this first of its kind to have the support of OUSD to assist our underserved Yemeni Community. The Yemeni community kids are one the fastest growing number of students in the school district.
I recall going from Sequoia Elementary to Skyline High school, there was limited resources for the Yemeni students to seek the right guidance due to the language and cultural barriers.
I support this act as a start of discussion to lay the groundwork and framework to see how can OUSD allow the Yemeni student especially our girls to become successful and mainstream English speaker.
I have several kids throughout the OUSD in various grades and I see the barriers and difficulty my kids are having to becoming mainstream English learners. For example, the use of the Arabic language can make it difficult comprehending the English language due to the grammar rules are polar opposite.
I support our children to have off in our holidays that would be great thanks
For the sake of my kids among all other Yemeni community kids, I hop that this act will come into affect and passes, in addition districts should add Muslim holidays to the school calendar
to bring happiness to the Islamic youth community