Board of Education Votes Down a Diverse Workforce (Letter & Video)

On 11/15/15, in violation of Policy I-10 & G-19, the Board of Education voted to support the Superintendent’s ALL WHITE Reorganization plan. COPY OF LETTER I DISTRIBUTED IN THE BOARD MEETING:  15 November 2015 DELIVERED: ELECTRONIC MAIL Ms. Heather Bennett, President ℅ Salt Lake City School District (District) 440 East 100 South Salt Lake City, Utah 84111   Re: Agenda Items Request for November 17th     Dear Ms. Bennett, I am pleased to see that you … Continue reading

Salt Lake Branch NAACP (Letter)

NAACP Letter November 16, 2015   Superintendent McKell Withers Board President Heather Bennett Board Members We, the undersigned, join with leaders of various cultural and ethnically diverse groups who have come together to voice their concern over the recent reorganization plan which was announced by Superintendent McKell Withers and the Salt Lake City School Board. Several members of this group attended the school board meeting held November 3 to express their concerns. Presentations made by … Continue reading

Rally at the School Board on Tuesday Night !

NEWS RELEASE Rally organized to protest Salt Lake City School District Reorganization Plan Contact:  Josie Valdez, 801-550-1206 Salt Lake City, 15 November 2015 –  Leaders of various cultural and ethnically diverse groups have come together to voice their concern over the recent reorganization plan which was announced by Superintendent McKell Withers and the Salt Lake City School Board. A rally is planned for Tuesday, November 17, at 6pm to voice concern over this issue. Members … Continue reading