Petition Calls on LOSD School Board to Take Concrete Anti-Racist Measures

A group called LO Change is calling on the Lake Oswego School District School Board to make immediate changes to be a more anti-racist organization. The group of educators is circulating a petition that includes suggested next steps, such as reconsidering the use of school resource officers, conducting a thorough equity audit of curriculum, and funding an equity department. You can read the text of the letter below and sign the petition here. To further support these efforts, you can share the petition with friends, submit letters to the editor to the LO Review, and provide testimony during the next School Board meeting on Jun. 22. Dear Superintendent Dr. de la Cruz and Members of the School

LOSD School Board Applications Due Jun. 12 at 4 pm

With Senator Rob Wagner stepping down from the Lake Oswego School District Board of Directors, Position 2 is currently vacant. This is a crucial opportunity for champions of justice and equity to continue pushing LOSD forward. Senator Wagner has been a strong voice and we cannot afford to lose any of that momentum. In many ways, our school system is the epicenter for the racism that fuels LO's "Lake No Negro" reputation and those most affected have little representation in positions of real power. We strongly encourage people to apply who will fiercely fight for not just the basic safety of students of color, but for the resources and support systems for students and staff of color to truly

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