Police-Free Schools In California Now! Response to State Superintendent Thurmond’s Task Force on Police In Schools, from Dignity In Schools Campaign California

Cc: Governor Newsom Dear Superintendent Thurmond, We appreciate your reaching out to Black Organizing Project to discuss strategies for moving toward police-free schools. Given your disappointing public remarks last Wednesday, we are encouraged by your willingness to reflect and to listen to the leadership from our communities on this issue. Please resist the immense pressure in this moment for cookie-cutter…

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Police-Free Schools In California Now! Open Letter to Governor Newsom from Dignity In Schools Campaign California

Cc: State Superintendent Thurmond Dear Governor, Where will you be next Wednesday when the whole state watches Oakland’s school board vote on whether to become the first urban district in the country to disband its internal school police force? Up and down the state–from Stockton to LA, from Moreno Valley to Salinas–our Black and Brown youth, parents and communities…

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Alto al Desplazamiento de estudiantes por la Pandemia

Demandas de los Padres por una Justicia Racial en la Educación de Emergencia Durante COVID19 ¿Quienes somos?  Nosotros somos los padres, las madres, los abuel@s, padres adoptivos, las familias y guardianes de los niños y jóvenes que provienen de diferentes razas, los cuales  sus voces no han sido tomadas en cuenta en la respuestas que los distritos están dando…

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Stop the Pandemic’s School Pushout

Stop the Pandemic’s School Pushout

Parent Racial Justice Demands for Emergency Schooling During COVID19 Who We Are We are the parents, grandparents, foster parents, families and guardians of the children and youth of color whose voices have been missing from schools’ response to this pandemic.  We will not have politicians and administrators talking about us or talking over us about what they think our…

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Letter of Solidarity for MILPA

Letter of Solidarity for MILPA: Standing with MILPA in Salinas, Under Political Assault by Law Enforcement Submitted by DSC CA’s Organizational Membership (Dec 2019) By now, you have heard that the MILPA Collective in Salinas has been the target of a dangerous smear campaign in the media by law enforcement in Monterey County. In a series of news stories…

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