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little sister is in kindergarten 5 she didn't receive the practicum even though her brother is accepted next year this is upset to your family the mandrin is high priority and last time is not an issue we have in the ortega communities and in two years with the cherry festival we want to remain at ortega if you're mary can daughter didn't get the same education in a community that is safe and welcome we have to take care of this single proximate cause o problem the suggest should add a second mandrin
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place and spots are filled with the 17 families that support ortega as the top choices we know that at least that 4 ortega families like to be in the class and numerous elementary schools around the school this place can be housed in a part of school that is for science instruction and supplies and taught by ms. chin and ms. chin is familiar with the school and kindergarten coach and can easily transition into the permanent position if you find a second classroom is not working we ask you expand the current placing class to expand the district we - >>
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your time is up. >> i want to tell you why my sister identify learned chinese for seven years and excellence expense it is special been bilingual and important to me and makes me feel like i know at part of population i really want to have this experience because i feel it will help her succeed and sometimes she will help me she if this what is she didn't know
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she's not accepted in the program it will break her heart please accept her into the program thank you . >> (clapping.) >> and she add in chinese characters. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> she's thanking you in the language she got a chance to lower than. >> >> next speaker, please. >> i'm fran the mother of 3 my oldest is attend a emerge program and two the ones holy following in her footprint i'm challenged that has previously worked a two sfusd elementary schools one of which has the mandrin program i'll cut to the
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chase i feel strongly that my daughters will attend the same program that will help her emotional development and with the negative impact we know that studies have shown that in the same program allows for unfrathd and studies have shown that the development associated with academic performance i mean, i'll seen this as a child therapist and the soda realty that responsibility between two or three programs can force parents at times to choose between children at those schools and the dynamic is comparable to managing children in a divorce with fragmented family events and fragmented
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experiences and put a constrain and stress on families leading to emotional setbacks and connective sdruchz keeping the kids together will allows the families to share the experience in strengthening the family bond and creating closer reps and stronger families equal programs i believe in single priorities we cultivated we moved and invested in to be committed to get into that neighborhood choosing a program is not just a come down it is a family commitment and family investment thank you . >> (clapping.) >> >> (speaking foreign
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language.) >> i'm a single contributor mom spanish speaker at home both my kids are mandrin and i organize an art project identify not sit by myself love folks behind me do a camping trip and each the children that's a shame their breaking up the community we ask for you support and trying to capitalized we have now we're adding another classroom it is good for the children and classroom thank you . >> (clapping.) >> i'm 13 again mr. president, and superintendent and commissioners to thanks for listening to us this evening he speak in support
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of marijuana at ortega to treat the first is as fran mentioned this has a grammar impact than just the xhaechgz our family lived in north beach for 10 years and fortunate to have our daughter accepted into the program and left san francisco los angeles to join this promise we have a boy that will be joining next year and hoping going to ortega important for the families to rely on the city preference for mandrin version programs. >> (clapping.) >> and the second reason i believe that is a social contract that goes into the families you may not appreciate this and don't know this but the families effected this year have been involved in ortega made a positive difference and we as a
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community and board and city have an obligation to pay them back for the work at the schools. >> (clapping.) >> and last thing as a observation a demand for mandrin for this industry a great idea to start new programs at new schools throughout the city and better idea men, women, and children to expand to successful programs where we stand on the shoulders of what was done this far and build out ortega thank you for your time this evening. >> hi, i'm page i have second grader at ortega and in coming twin coming into the mandrin program and some of my friends
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kids didn't i want to talk about how the uncertainty with the displacement hurts the community they add community memory unlike with families for eight or ten or 12 years they remember what is has happened and serve from the past to the present and in our carbon starved system we need people investing their time and money but parents invest the money thinking their students will be there for a long time i invested because and knew my family would be here it is worth to invest to have the program if instead of i thought well any younger ancestral may not get in i'll volunteer to the older children's class for the
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spearheading of the the classroom we need to keep our schools strong and placement to make sure that sibling practicum's placement has tobacco a certainty to insure our kids are in ortega. >> (clapping.) >> both any children are in mandrin program i'm very perceptive before this because it is a main factor to tie your family together and hope help our children's to would have their identifies after our younger one into the same program we gradually meet in mandrin and sing mandrin songs together and furthermore
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we feel all of us are involved when we celebrate chinese festivals with the younger children at the education we having so much fun to insure a culture that represents our american identity before that younger brother felt uncomfortable we practice mandrin at home because he didn't understand this discourage older brother to share his school fears with us too so being in the seem classroom is essential to keep our family close form he found this our younger brother assumed that he would go to the same class as his brother he knew the teachers
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of his brother and fields trips and watched his brother's to do hig his homework therefore would have been confused if he keep a look out get enrolled in the same program compared to adults children are might suspect their older brothers and sisters not welcomed by schools i have heard that some of kids amongst those who have not been selected when i this program knew they were often not selected by the program on this account this is very important to help all the students obtain the opportunity to get into the same program and in order to help children to
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the self-confident and sociology. >> please wrap up for for the above reasons he protest that no matter what find a way to have all the siblings into the same program that helps to construct close ime family relationship and help the children's self-confidence that will benefit them for their whole lives thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good evening my name is mta i'm a founding member of j make with the council it is a parents organization that represent san
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francisco families that have taken the leap of faith and trusted san francisco unified school district in delivering a high quality mandrin emerging program and my role as a member i spent the last year's with the advocating with the sfpd with michellees pens very, very loud about the ortega program and other high schools however, tonight we need to address the victims of the success of the mandrin emerging program there are now at least 8 emerging high schools crow san francisco and daytime programs about the interest in mandrin education the result of a magnificent pipeline that can't
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be met by the current program structure ronth jay making and parents and the and the administration are currently engaged in a design process to tackle some of the tough issues around the areas that on a he had to be improved and to meet this increased demand that's long term short term families must be be kept together i'm asking the board to have an immediate fix for the of families and immediately in ortega to additional another class entirely thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good evening my name is maria i've been a san francisco public school parents since 1999
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that's 17 consequence years three years ago, i put my oldest on a plane for new york and started a journey another or telegram and welcomed by a fabulous community i'm happy be part of my youngest daughter started a program this year and loves learning main with her teacher and talks about how all the things and come time to fill out her application she asked to go spot mandrin program with her friends i said go for it and i don't have the heart to tell her, she didn't get if that doesn't seem right with departments in the management program seems you're playing
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favorites as a parent you don't do that there are a lot of lunge pathways in spanish and mandrin and know learning the second language is beneficial that's why we have support at jose ortega all the parents are willing to but put in the time to expand the program this will not only benefit the school and community but greatly benefit all the children that are in this year we have other parents that are not speaking but come to show their support they're on their way out to jose ortega we hope you help us solve this problem thank you . >> (clapping.) >> thank you for all the members of ortega community i'll call the next set of speakers.
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>> (clapping.) >> (calling names) and the s c i u speakers (calling names) that's what i got two minutes each. >> thank you, again, for waiting. >> hi, i'm anthony mills good evening, commissioners i have not to express to you a culture of over work and incomparable work effects the social justice i'll say with
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again, a culture of cultural work is incomparable with social justice with the wellness of workers not a replacement for humanity excellent requests from the steward building and good demands respective and shares between the management and workers this is more important than public service it is receptionist to the workers to work alone thank you very much . >> (clapping.) >> govern superintendent and board members i'm raphael vice president of ti care about the
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might be concern the members as you can see there is a board that shows disparity where people employees on the other side the city does are over $10,000 more a year than the same counter workers that work here in the unified school district our janitors and healthy and viral workers like myself that being said that i'm asking for a pay period for your members not all at once but some kind of process to build our workers up to a december sent wage anyone that lives in san francisco knows that is hard i was born and raised and cannot afford to live here he thought i made pretty good money but now my rent is up 4 thousand
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explores i do want to spend my check i'll live in hayward i love san francisco i come here and represent the members that you see behind me wearing purple i'd like to have a fair wage i know there are members that don't go homeless you excuse me - $45,000 our custodian mass 45 thousand to live in san francisco on your own anyone that knows san francisco knows that is impossible to live in san francisco with $45,000 so i'm asking for the superintendant the board members think about your employees we don't want to leave the school district and work for the city does your members care about the kids we feed them and clean up
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after them we keep our school district running help us keep a great unified school district thank you . >> (clapping.) >> thanks raphael and brooks from the seiu and teamsters in addition i'm a 1426 collect in addition to the members for the prioritizing the reaching the wages hold the benefits with regard to talent and employer retention the investment requires the appreciation for the local community by investing in those teams our suhr you'll be south africa time and resources mitigating to at an the new staff our wages fall
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further and further behind while the superintendent a aribnb more than the mayor i encourage any graduates congratulations graduate i currently you are looking at those wages and looking at the workers this is a problem we feed to fix and fix together with learning a focusness model it creates partnerships and involves everybody thank you very much. >> good evening i'm beatrice i'm a senior administer active analyst and i'm here to support our union local 1021 and we're talking about 18 percent salary disparity a big chunk of change and we're paying our teachers higher paying outside of the district and h.r. and budget and
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finance and custodial and i as we lost staff their left to pick up the flack and working without pay we have overworked and underpaid and your district has become less efficient as part of my job i process members and rely on our team for reports we taking two weeks for it introduce process those reports is now taking two to three times longer than in some cases barely making the deadlines whether a disparity we'll continue to seeing staff going out with stress and that will be harder to hire and retain stiff and the
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lincoln high school in the district out of district employee he feel ashamed and angry and unappreciated for the - or telling you to keep the change and give us 18 percent we deserve. >> (clapping.) >> and we need to tell the staff - >> good evening. i'm a custodian we are the hard working and low employee of the school district our custodian work took a lot of welcoming and environment for all our kitchen workers feeds the kids and make sure they receiving healthy meals our school secretary runs the
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office between the school and the parents to make sure that the kids are able to achieve their highest potential unfortunately, we struggle in the city but we can't afford to leave and we feel the city our members are paid about 18 percent less than other city employees in the same clarifications so we ask for equal work for the equal pay as as important members of the san francisco communities the school district should support their employees by insuring that their employees
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are justly compensated for their hard working we hope the school district can address those issues so we can work together to go achieve excellence thank you . >> (clapping.) >> a confidentiality of over work is incapriciously with the desire for central justice our workers can't do their jobs well, in the current facts and circumstances we're losing too many people the district needs to do this i like being the friendly guy coming up and have a chat with folks later on i'm supportive of the district you initiatives i want to point out i so members in the room that
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will speak after me at 6:00 a.m. it is currently 8:30 we're respective of the process and engaged in the way that the district does things that important to work together we as a union you may have met the seiu from the city they are different i get a lot of pressure and members get pressure to do things on the city does guess what it is honestly the city does as 18 percent higher for the same job our members are leaving to take those jobs i roofrpt had lunch with an office building full of work and the city offered that time jobs with the district i asked the people in the room who is taking the 14 hundred tests every single person raised their
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hands a this that of people that do the krirment and career development every single is looking for a job with the city you need to do something about this. >> (clapping.) >> good evening my name is michael and identify lived in san francisco luckily and still combrarn that attended public schools and worked in the buildings ground department for the last 36 years i'm here to speak on behalf of my brothers and sisters i know that you velocity the school sites from fremont look around the folks that run the office so the students can keep the school sites safe and consider the folks that support the department and program right
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here at franklin on one 31 why should the school district employees be valued less than library or city hall and i'm glad you mentioned before about partnering with the library in the summer with the reading program so you would a terrific program think they can spare that in the fall with the clerk making 18 percent is that fair did that sound like right you know someone was telling me we always been behind the city and benefits for the several years we have party for city classes to the fact of always being behind is a favor the unified school district is one of the first student departments with dental insurance please help us close our disparity and work towards achieving party with other community departments
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i found out that 36 years of working that the patience is an important virtue but in this case your employees are hurting they've been patient long enough thank you very much and good night. >> (clapping.) >> good evening superintendant and the board members i'm michelle i got in town i don't have a speech prepared but i just lost my mom i had to bury her, she had cancer so everything i was thankful to deal with her in her final days but i'm thinking maybe this didn't has nothing to do with but it has a lot my husband and i had toe community-based drove an emergency fund to be there for my mom and had to pull money
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from any sons college education to pool money to get there and at the last minute with the airlines they don't really honor for reasons my husband son paid 14 over $700 to get to the moms services i'm saying that i shouldn't have to have this stress you know like you said here i'm getting paid how much is that over 40 not less than $50,000 from other counterparts they get paid almost 60 thousands i could have used that from the sons college fund i hope you think this and i'll appreciate it thank you .
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>> (clapping.) >> >> we're sponsor for your loss and i'm mark bradshaw and hoping to retire and moving in a - i remember meeting ms. wynn's they were trying to establish when you had to make the school district have an environmental haelth program they didn't dr. one for the students all right. when does the workers have to make a program to protect the students and staff of a large city like this this is ridiculous all right. we have gone out over and over what was it 15 of us now three of us do the job for 15 all right. how much do you care about those
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kids you parents out here today i know or like to know your staff is a one six of what it used to be to protect you how do you feel about that about your fellow employees all right. you know how much of a program after this young man graduates i'm the class of 1978 abraham lincoln those are graduates of this school system we went through it and dedicated to it what dough we have to do >> (clapping.) >> all right. i'm hoping you have a successful criteria but later than about equity and fairness we want to help, help us help you, your turning the unified school district into the minor legacies for the rest of the city and county of san francisco. >> (clapping.) >> i don't need the rest of my
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time. >> good evening. i'm responding with the local 10 to one in the past years and talking for members many of i heard two issues that impact the majority those are permanent jobs that has employees and equal pay for the city and it is unnecessary with the - in the bay area it is so expensive in san francisco our workers said equal pay for the work and kids deserve to have the better available staff in the school district we are loudz out on valuable people please direct tour negotiations to have a proposal that addresses those issues
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we're not talking about this all at once ambassador so we can have this thank you thank you for your time. >> (clapping.) >> thank you. (calling names) >> good evening this evening we want to commend speak of 3 stacks of vision for sable and safe schools the terrors is embodied by the fact i'm having this t-shirt . >> (clapping.) >> and the paraprofessionals united education standards in 100 percent solidarity with our brothers and sisters of seiu with the cafe workers are a visual component of stable school community the people that clean the classrooms who forbode
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our children and the school secretary staff and greets the parents provides to stability that our children want i'm a big believer do into others that do on to you that means what you create for yourselves as a human beingal brothers and sisters is asking for a dig if i did wage and the second aspect of our quest for stable schools and support of school is grant of some degree of autonomy for the teachers and paraprofessionals that work at the school sites a member of ours tom a teacher came to speak this evening but seeing the late hours went home
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her final test and mission high school teaches as of yesterday had not received tare masters scald a tradition that she prepared a letter i suppose i want to read albeit of that for 20 years of service i don't feel appreciated by my school i strongly feel i can do better in a community with a appreciation of a school that appreciate women of color i therefore will not return but last but not least i want to say i found out you'll not have a in teacher orientation if dpaivens this the first time in 10 or 20 years not having a facing we consider daushgd and they need to
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interface a does not send them in front of a computer isolation thank you . >> (clapping.) >> >> before the next speaker if you're here for s c i u in you want to recognized for this group we had a lot of supporters he wanted to give you that opportunity. >> (clapping.) >> thank you all. >> >> next speaker, please. >> good evening. i'm kilogram web i'm a member of the community advisory community for special education we look
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forward to reporting on june 28th thank you. >> good evening. i'm mark i'm here to offer my support for eir can my daughters first grade teacher she was not run states that is pilot for being fired sherry she was an advocate for her going on violence i came to speak about that violence seller months ago i hate on this is related to those actions and don't know the logic i know not afford to lose another teacher like here poor decisions are continuing to negatively impacting the morale the teachers at mortality and police dog invite mr. monroe back next
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year thank you. >> (clapping.) >> thank you that's all the public speakers moving back to where we were item f public comment on consent nun signed up and j the consent calendar exhibit a for this summary of pages for a list of items a kaichld can i have a motion and a second? any items corrections there is corrects inform summer page one 20 dash 64 the contract is with integrated grading and paving and on pages 1, 2, 6 far
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$10,000 not $30,000 and nc l citywide is delegated in the code and the amount off 20 thousand are delegated on page one 46 the names the consultant correct spelling to a risk of cost the word strategies was misspelled. >> any items removed for first reading and discussion and vote seeing none, roll call vote under section o and superintendent proposal, there is none tonight. and board members proposal one held speaker cards was moved and
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seconded in 2016 and can we have a reading of resolution commissioner fewer. >> would my case chair avalos i can read the fidgeting and mr. walton the second page and other commissioner resolution adapting good food purchasing standards for sfusd whereas the san francisco unified school district operates a largest public free program serving over 6 million meals during the school year and thousand meals during the summer most and whereas our students look to provide the support for our future and sfusd buildings all students should have access to
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whole foods that the ingredients promote the health development and sfusd board of education took steps to improve the sfusd food system including with the nutritional standards and making a full commitment to feed every hungry child and the board of education adapted the meeting the provisions of a hunger free act of 2010 and provides the framework to promote the health and save and every sfusd wells policy guidelines to nutrition, education food and beverage market and physical and education, physical activity and staff wells and whereas sfusd
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nutritional guidelines exceeds the guidelines in federal, state, and local and apply to all foods and beverages served to students staff and families open every pre k through k through 12 during the school day and fund can only be used inform purchase the foods and beverages that meet the guidelines and whereas sfusd student nutrition services pend so forth $11 million annually on food and food supply and whereas the good food purchasing program was developed in 2012 to incentivize public institutions for foods through values purchase examinations and whereas good food is depicted by the good food purchasing program that is healthy and fair and sustainable those meet the
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guidelines for americans provide freedom from chronic illness and delicious all participate in the food supply is chap receives fair compensation and fair treatment free of expectation it is equitable and kurment assessable to all of a do is produced and recycled locally used the principle of stewardship with water and soil and. >> whereas the good food with sustainable production practices including sister-in-law environmental practices fair prices for prouder and safe and fair working conditions and humane conditions for animal and referring to the purchase for
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food with the sfusd fund and whereas in practicing good food procurement sfusd will help to support a regional informed system is that is ecology and responsible and thoughtful purchasing practices throughout sfusd will have an impact on the availability of local and sustainable food and whereas sfusd board of education has a long-standing commitment to creating city hall environments that promote and protect children's height and well-being the good food purchasing program strengthens sfusd capacity to become a good food leader in the communicate therefore, be it resolved that sfufd board of education embraces the good food purchasing program as a stream to help improve the regions food
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with others adoption of the go food purchasing program that emphasize the following valves support the small and midsize informed processing within the local area or region and environmental sustainability extorts the program that eliminates pesticides and loud hormones and conserve oil and water and protect the wildlife and bio diversity and reduce the farm and green house gas emissions valued workforce provide safe and healthy working conditions and fair women and girls from production to consumption and animal welfare for the humane care for farm
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animals and nutrition promote health and wellness and producing added insures and fats and oils by eliminating affordable additives our therefore, be it resolved the gpa s for the categories the factor for purchasing and therefore, be it resolved that the sfusd student nutrition services staphyltake the following steps in support of good food one of months of the adoption communicate to all suppliers including sharing the data for the sfusd assessment a baseline procurement practices skip those and number 2 completed baseline gifts if purchasing the food procurement practices within 12 months of adaptation and that develop a multi action plan to comply with
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the standards this multi plan after the assessment it complete and for a of a supply chance for vendor and distributor for assessment of the are procurement practice this we'll be up in 6 months and completed, 5 incorporate the purchasing stated standards for contract between 6 most completed and 6 process to the board of education within 12 months of adoption of this resolution and report annual open implementations and process i have public comment on this i really want to thank everyone for your patience and staying with us for this i'll read all the names have two minutes
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(calling names). >> good evening board members and superintendent i'm doug with teamsters joint council 7 and i'm proud to say we were the ones that originally brought it issue to unified i want to thank the board member commissioner fewer that took up the cause i represent one hundred thousand workers in california including 12 in the city and county of san francisco who care with kids eating healthy food we have a
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lot of workers in the food chain that package and distribute food and in a minute you'll hear if a worker named jose that is one of nine hundred immigrant workers working with the union at a place called taylor farms that is alone the most vicious us anti campaign and the question is and there is a lot of things in the policy but being the labor guy how does this district when you have issues with people that supply chance the beauty of this policy is will sent the direction by encouraging taylor farms to clean up their labor relations if they want the privilege of doing business with our district you'll hear about
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the other things that prompt but being sensitive to time i want to say that we're involved in the this around the country by pga this policy tonight you'll catapult yourselves for the school procurement in the united states and spearheading a movement we're very proud to be a part of and putting your money where your mouth is by aligning our purposes with our values thank you very much. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> good evening, everybody my name is jose vega. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> so first of all, i want to thank you, everyone for being
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present and be able to tell you a little bit about what is my major at - >> (speaking foreign language.) >> taylor farms. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> it is very important for your for you will have you to know how that company works and how they treated our workers i started working with this company in 2009. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> i have served that people are happy working with this
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company for over 15 extinguisher 16 years still paid the minimum wage and not benefits for health or in paid sick leave. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> in 2003 by the tried to get together to start our contract but the company didn't replace our rights and hired people to
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dissolve and fired employees that pushing for this what he go mentioned last i can't remember. >> e vilified. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> so what i want to say this company has no consideration with the workers and for the time i've been at taylor farms one of the biggest producers in the north part of
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city i guess or country i want to take this message to them as well that is wrong with what they're doing. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> so just for you to know for those of you who don't know what is happening on the 15 of october 2015 they had the chemicals spill all over the case he actually asked them to
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quiet the situation so this is what it is. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> so from my part this is all i have to say i appreciate the opportunity you listening to me. >> (clapping.) >> good evening it's get late. >> for hearing us i'm susan i want to take the opportunity to speak on behalf of the american society for the prospective of cruelty to animals i work with the spaca and two million supporters including 3 thousand in san francisco 0 one of the nation's old it protection
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organizations we've been supporting the gsi and one of the categories and animals are rays for food in this country every year the conditions are cruel and unnatural for the human health in their environment and farm animals have few will go protects are with no welfare and in creativity dependent animals for the vacation as well as in the g welfare category insure the significant improvements that we support and a large purchase of food did confused. >> has the opportunity to set a high standard for the community and to be out in front setting
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an example of pretty much with compassionate animal treatment the spaca san francisco san francisco unified school district board to adapt the policy into practice thank you >> good evening my name is mark i'm a national board certified teacher completed 19 years of teach for san francisco i'm a district parents have to boys the past 8 years at mission high school have to with any democracy courses the studies to food assess and studied did food system on the workers and the environment and the animals we contemplated the farms to our congresswoman how we want to see o dispersed differently and gone
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to farms and yet not enough in the 2000 designing food for justice it is stated when taking on community issues seldom about we take on how we feed - and mission high school 75 percent of our students qualify for free lumps it it palace in comparison on the restaurants on 18 street those businesses are not the problem you can partner with the pathway and hiring the students and buying our produce and cooking with the youth this is not enough and i ask the district join the local produced food by pga the good food resolution making the food
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available to our students and children thank you. >> i'm a senior in million dollar and i wrote a speech i didn't write one i finished my finals i saw the good food purchasing policy and looked at the foundation dinner i'd given a speak i'm studio recite an excerpt real food is skairl available in the neighborhood and kids can you sin and chips rare food is scarce and the grocery store is $2 million away you're on the bus the reason why i had given that excerpt is that
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is the situation where most of us students are in the depict we don't get the opportunity for fresh organic food a dire need we've worked with the farms to - who else tie and others businesses the businesses that wanted to work with us to have sustainable in your and education and know how the food works within the nation i really want a strong support for this policy that is a dire need and my kids in the student council have needed this policy that is some that is crucial we eat the food and make sure what we're eating is good and not your money going to the companies they don't care about the people their workers and others harmed by pesticides we
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don't want to support company like that we hope you'll not support those companies please push to support this resolution. >> cultural of over work is in effect i feel there is all i need to say this polo could literally not be more up and alley i can a vegetation and a labor activist this stuff is important it is why i came to san francisco we need to be serving better food to the kids it is important for the standards i earlier baseline i hope that the rest of the district is able to beat those targets rather than meet them let's get it going thanks. >> good evening my name is eli a food and automatic policy at
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spur i'm here in support of the resolution we've written the ability of public agency for the procurement to do lost the benefits on health and sustainability and local grown food the district made great strides you know about that in improving the quality of food served to students i even this is an extension of this work i thought glad to hear in the staff they supported this resolution in purchasing and to three and four smokeless a great partnership what the staff putting in the time to get the data from the vendor obligate food purchasing is a useful framework to examine the upstream of the purposes and can point the district to improvement and give us a sense and have a conversation where
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looks at a lot of different indications you've heard that b and echo this will put san francisco unified school district in the leadership across the country alter looking at this sort of policy and i hope that actually, the hospitals and jails here in san francisco follow the school district leads i'll support the resolution thank you. >> comments or confesses from the board. >> you need a report and sure. >> report from wasn't expecting that i thought we got it at spreadsheet. >> identify got a report my apologies on giving it again but i'm giving it again for for those of you who don't know the budget committee heard this may 4 and the budget impact of this resolution basically is zero and we gave it a positive
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recommendation. >> thank you complinz thank you. i'm glad we're doing this a few years ago we attempted to do some standard putting it in the policy in the nutrition policy - but i think what we see is sort of a program already in place for what we were unwillingly to do where - so i'm interested in how we'll monitor so we'll see particularly because this is was very important, important the advocates two particularly we eye members for the food so we'll have them make sure that we change or modify the standards we have in the contract a way to follow this policy and i'm saying that when
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we come up with that i'd like to get a process report on what regulations we'll put in place and how to monitor them and on this will include a way to get periodic report not every product but want to know there is a way to monitor the compliance for some periodic update and i'm supportive of this and glad we're doing it finally. >> commissioner norton and commissioner. >> thank you i see a piece in the audience i had a quick question more of an implementation question we actually have adopted the standards but i'm just wondering i mean so many of our vendors use the compromised food credit have not usda and any anyone
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doing any work with the usda maybe some of our representatives organizations on how the usda can encourage the kind of food purposing san francisco police department it seems to me so many programs like ours rely on commody - i don't know what the outcomes we evaluate against the commody
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purposes the commodities with aligned with the nutrition i feel as a district with the nutrition guidelines i'm hopeful that we've matching well with the philosophy and hopefully with the metrics yank if this answers our question. >> maybe some kind of a thought. s f da to really seems like if this is a great direction for the entire school lunch program should be moving in so a larger policy issue i wonder if we did any thinking and the other question for you when - i mean when is a good time to come back to the board to give us a sort of progress report on what - where it stand like commissioner
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wynns when step one phase one is done when we think that will happen and get a progress report interesting to do how against the standards >> so i don't have a resolution in front of the me apologize i like the way it put temps which within 3 months and 6 months and a year and what was so the assessment to be completed workplace a year and thank you building on commissioner wynns questions or comments earlier absolutely coming back to the board and giving you an update is key part we've begun the work with revolution foods and have started work with the good foods procurement and the partners on this have begun to share the process we'll use to evaluate
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the tools and stuff like that so at each step in the resolution we'll share updates with the board. >> in the resolution i'm sorry it says that the progress of board of education within 12 months of adoption of this resolution and report announcing on the progress but also a six months sort of benchmark of what that might be good a good time maybe in six months and annua y annually. >> thank you this is an important step forward i'll be supporting it. >> commissioner fewer. >> yes. thank you 0 i'd like to thank the sisters
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for bringing this to me and being a partner on the school district has little authority over far-reaching purview but the procurement dollars to have an effect on you know nutrition, the environmental sustainability, the workforce and local communities and animal welfare this is our responsibility to step up and do this i'll encourage also anyone from the city if you're looking at your procurement dollars we should expand to city college who i sent is it resolution and also think the city and county of san francisco could implement some of the changes with the procurement dollars to really support what we believe i think as an institution but also as a
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society here in san francisco i urge my colleagues to pass this thank you. >> vice president walton. >> thank you president haney i want to thank commissioner fewer for taking the lead and our supporters that came out this is good policy i believe always try to find reasons for, etc. but i think this is one of those times we can agree we'll be doing some things that vital for all of us thank you for coming out and i'm excited about supporting this resolution. >> i also want to thank you to the gratitude for especially the teamsters i know were very critical in bringing this forward and the leadership of commissioner fewer that was the lead on this and grateful to be a co-author reads this term
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values of purchase small, medium, and large semieverything should have our value that is redundant and everything at school district think about the educators in terms of practicing what we preach and living the values that is an opportunity to spent a lot of money on food and everything it goes along with that in a sustainable way that respective labors and animals and respect the environment and here tonight to how important for our students the roll i hope we gave me them i know i want to thank the educator that came from mission high school and the educators are goidoing that to involve them and commissioner fewer not just take this is as a
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standard that perhaps other school districts can adopt and the city but look to other parts of the spending to think about green purchasing or volumes throughout all the work that we do as a district not only in the food program but to i think fuss it and think about how to expand and absolutely and i think he had to leave but especially thank mr. vega to share his experience and stories we never want to p to be a subtracting that type of activity with our dollars so if this policy helps us not do that and insure that thing is not happening we're doing the right thing and we're proud to support it oh. >> president haney one note commissioners please note that the department of the environment has written a letter
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of support but they give a list of recommendations to take it further so eliminating i think the antibiotics and extend to beef and pork and reduce of overall package and good ideas and things like that products i'm thinking that i look forward to this letter of recommendations we could consider those to take it a step further and want to say i expend this board for being the first in the nation leading the nation again really reliving the legacy of san francisco that he that are first, we're first to do the things that are right. i hope we pass this is a board. >> thank you commissioner. >> commissioner. >> i request we're pga this i want to have my name on this and
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honored if you'll accept that. >> now you want now we're leading (laughter). >> can you put i just time to say i don't know if everyone is here this is a again chaplain for me to give kudos to the bond plan for building and cooking facilities a big deal for the bluegrass hearing we have way more control over the purposing and the food that is served and the quality of food and the flurn to provide do vendors if we are doing our own cooking i think we'll eventually be doing so this is part of that overall work we've been doing for years. >> go ahead. >> that's okay. i want to
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extend any comments i'm some support of this resolution that commissioner fewer talked about what? on the computer and showed me an awesome lengthy think this is important because, of course, i was on advocate for eating school lunch one of the big things that note a lot of people were for and this is really important because organic food is one of the top priorities for a sustainable environment especially with all kinds of diseases pesticides my mom is one of the biggest advocates for eating right i also being able to save money that is really good for looking towards good foods and supporting with respectfully the
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labor which i think that a really important thing in the city so i'm in support of that and wanted to extend my thanks to let me share on the board. >> you're staying late you're getting sentimental. >> so we will add people's names. >> yeah. yeah. >> okay people's names absolutely so roll call vote. >> thank you mr. totiano ms. fewer ms. mendoza-mcdonnell dr. murase ms. norton mr. walton ms. wynns planning
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6 i's. >> all right. we're on item k special order of business, there is none tonight. item l discussion of other educational issues i believe we have, there is none tonight. as well consent calendar resolution removed the second reading for action, there is none tonight. vote on consent calendar and that was moved and seconded under item f. >> that's okay.
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>> polite before you belief consent calendar your last vote. >> say yes ms. fewer not here ms. mendoza-mcdonnell dr. murase. >> more than mr. walton ms. wynns and mr. haney that's 4 i's. >> thank you on item organization consent calendar severed for board discussion and immediate action do we have any nope item p introduction of all proposals and assignment to committee introduction of and assignment of superintendents proposals i will now read into the record the board members proposal for first reading adoption of board
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policy, destruction physical ed and activity and adaptation of board policy instruction math placement policy, recession of boards resolution on jotc and jotc policy authorizing independent feud for jotc students or pe credit for specific criteria we're satisfied. >> by director kim and sxrinz and the support of san francisco unified school district with gender inclusive policy authored by mr. haney can i have a motion and a second? >> so moved. >> second so we'll refer inspection one to curriculum and budget, inspection two a referred to curriculum
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jotc resolution will go to budget and curriculum and gender executive is referred to budget and buildings and grounds and if you want to a couple of folks that signed up god bless you if you're hear kevin>and if folks that signed up god bless you if you're hear kev>and if yf folks that signed up god bless you if you're hear kevin and if of folks that signed up god bless you if you're hear kev an of folks that signed up god bless you if you're hear kevinae of folks that signed up god bless you if you're hear kevinn of folks that signed up god bless you if you're hear kevin (calling names) you are still here wow. impressive. >> good evening ladies and gentlemen, my name is erica student at abraham lincoln high
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school here to voice that my support for jotc and other cadets sets goals for the educational a program has helped me i weighed 200 and 50 now, one and 87 with the physical train with the jotc the portion helped me get the quantification to have more creative custody and take importafor more academic a only did the jotc helped me to take more logic classes helped me learn more about photos and care metrics at abraham lincoln
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high school explosive for the battalion second in command i have finals tomorrow but decided so far microfilm and any battalion and before a before i invade to support them i wanted all cadets to have the same opportunity as me. >> i good don't washington high school i'm a company commander class of approximately 20 kids and someone in the company is made of to push to the call of the chair to grow physically and mentally and in
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within the jotc in the program physical fitsness and health and nutrition and have a team that is mostly dedicated for the physical fitness so i'm in support of this solution and thank you. >> thank you . >> (clapping.) >> hello my name is jeff i'm in the program a cadet and in the upper class that is approximately thirty kids and all freshmen which is hard to control but i'm actually here before you guys to ask to accept the resolution for the cadet program and that's it thank you. >> thank you thank you for the students that
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stayed so late. >> good evening board and audience i'm here today to ask you not to include the lifting of the district wide fund band for the jotc within the resolution the district is facing a deficit in the upcoming years it is a bad policy to expand the things that the district will spend funds on if you fund t jotc /* york to support overseeing students that is exciting to see the students willing to stay here until 9:30 that we should support of programs but the district should prioritize it's dollars to insure the students have ap
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classes students with not access to literacy and students of high school can't get assess to turnouts and specialize educations students not getting their needs met prioritize these things brown and black before you fund jotc i think the fundamental most importantly part work with the budget and make sure the dollars go to help the in need students and find creative ways to fund jotc that is taking away money from the students and other support thank you. >> thank you. >> even you're not a student thank you for staying so late we appreciate your staying for that and our comments item q introduction of proposals for immediate action and notice
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of suspension of board rules came down for the suspension inform hear the first reading okay resolution condemning the state of north carolina and discriminating against the transgender and preventing the sfusd to provide all fees for traveling state of north carolina. >> ms. fewer ms. mendoza-mcdonnell dr. murase and ms. norton mr. walton ms. wynns and mr. haney 6 i's. >> a formal introduction of rules. >> so moved and superintendant carranza thank you mraement i'd like to ask kevin if he'll do
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the honor of reading the whereas and i'll read the therefore, be it resolved statements. >> the instructions condemning the north carolina that discriminates against transgender and gender in non-conforming students and prohibiting the san francisco unified school district to traffic to and from all conferences or meeting in the state of north carolina whereas the staffing omitting travel to the rooms on march 23 and whereas north carolina discriminates against transgender person on the sex that treats them differently and whereas in, income prevents the students from going to rooms - has been the leader in
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addressing the needs of transgender and the state of california passed ab 1266 in 2012 firmly the rights of transgenders to have access to locker rooms to gender identities and whereas the maintenance that businesses designate single contributor toilet facilities available for the public or employees as all gender and assessable to all gender and whereas the sfusd stbd adopted in 2004, 6 and 2013 supporting the gender non-conforming students can use the room with our city hall identity and whereas the sfusd school board mentioned grand the transgender
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and gender non-conforming students access to the restrooms and changing facility baselines their identified gender and no report of violence or safety concerns because of a result and whereas approximately, one percent of the high school students identified as transgender under the survey with the kids survey if the fall spring 2014 and whereas transgender high school state penitentiaries in sfusd are roughly 7 times more likely to feeling unsafe or on the way to school in the past thirty base whereas sfusd adopted vision vision 2025 clarifying the district is taking a leadership role to have the excellence for all students and the equity agenda will solve one of the key
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problems with the diverse exultance no and prepares students for 21st century and the students will graduate with a sense of self and whereas the intended and unintended consequences result from the misguided passage of sp two with the sfusd vision vision 2025 as as well as california law and the constitution of the united states be therefore, be it resolved that the/78 hereby con densely the sp package of two and therefore, be it resolved that the board of education from spending money from north carolina and meeting in north carolina and as thoshd that the board of education will reconsider when north carolina restrains the discriminatory
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law. >> comments in the bystander vice president walton. >> one comments i have choices words for north carolina because of the gentleman i'll not receipt them and appreciate the superintendent bringing this forward. >> i totally support that in regretting how we spend our money and been a leaders on this issue in supporting our students and supporting the human rights of all people and the right to transgender people that is happening in north carolina as vice president walton want said
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it worthy of our condemnation in the strongest terms putting our money and people on the line and all that that to make this statement we're doing that i want to thank you, mr. gold man for your leadership and superintendent and eric mason and continued to be a leader in district and share that with north carolina this is not something that san francisco tolerates and won't be supporting it in must way thank you oh, yeah. >> i'd like to ask 9 superintendent if our names can be altered to the resolution and the resolution september to the north carolina govern to nsb a. >> absolutely on all counts.
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>> great. >> take a vote take a vote ms. fewer ms. mendoza-mcdonnell dr. murase florin mr. walton ms. wynns and mr. haney 6 i's. >> thank you board members reports standing committees can i have a report from mr. walton from the committee as a whole no report from the existing curriculum committee i'm a little bit disappointed. >> i have something to say about that when we get there we had an update on the budget and el cap for the 2016-2017 at the
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committee whole and we'll be having a more conversations in budget in the upcoming meetings and i suggest that. >> does somebody want to report from the building and groubz committee the carry is not here. >> thank you, commissioner. >> thank you. we had a building and grounds committee meeting last night and discussed a resolution in support of naming the ignoring washington high school an update on the proposed november 2016 facilities bonds ballot measure and a power point that talked about resources allocation of
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the bond going to be about $7800 million plus in terms of what is proposed and we had updates on where the resources will go we had allocations in terms of what schools and changes and update and upgrades to school and talked about the art center and talked about teacher housing as well as other construction in the bonds for possible 2 elementary schools so it was a pretty packed meeting lots of conversations on the updates and more information to come. >> other reports from board members. >> mr. walton. >> off i was going to say the
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budget committee is on june first 6:30 p.m. >> we have a commissioner or confirm meeting on june 6th honestly, i promise you this is a jam packed committee meeting a lot on the agenda so a lot of action items and informational items to june 6th at skouksz we'll reconvene the program committee dr. murase. >> i have announcements if everyone has the committee reports. >> an excellent report so i have a couple of announcements i he was at the malcolm x promotions this more than and congratulate the 5 graders and the principal and mr. bishop the family liaison and in lui the treasurer's office provided kids with school
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supplies and wanted to share there is a wonderful community member barbara thomas with they are sister and husband present $25 for the students over a decade it was heart warming on thursday the scholar ceremony its greenroom and san francisco memorial building i hope that folks will join us very deferring students that will receive 4 year slierpz and my less the san francisco fire department is trying to name a new san francisco fire booting beet and the condition safety net is it open from k to 8 and extend the deadline to may 27th
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so, please i'm our entry and why 25 words or less to fire boat at they want entries to people have suggestions k to 8 students send them f to g >> ms. wynns i want to report that in sacramento i wanted to report on two things the assembly in the air force took a support position on all 4 of the state initiatives on the ballot and second, that the we have a fantastic presentation at the assembly by about the mentioning versus the west minute sincere case decided in 2017 it is the give it up of a yearlong celebration of the 70th
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anniversary of the decision which was and for those of you who don't know and none of us know the first time in the united states history a court ordered the integration of public schools and the first time that the concept of straight facilities be i think constitutional not equal and unconstitutional decided after the event report about back and the filmmaker was at the delete essential and a speaker we should consider having something in the next school year she don't travel the state and country speaking with her surviving brother that was quite xrooeld i'm sorry you missed it i was happy to be there and just is something we take for granted we shouldn't do that it is time
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to pay attention this is a good time to pay attention a monumental decision was made here in california nobody in the country knows that that we should do that thank you. >> thank you. >> i just have one update to share with the board as you may know i was appointed to serve for the board of education by the board of directors identify actually been intimating involved for the last couch off months starting march attending the meetings a time of turmoil for the organization the state california director of transportation opted not to refund for the 2016-2017 fiscal year we spent tuesday may 10th
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appealing the discussion ill up at the state and other members of board of directors and the staff of, llc and lost the appeal so as it stands the state will not fund the, llc for 2016-2017 that means that the 10 childcare centers that they operate we have to find homes for about three hundred children in some cases not simply as a provider into the mix that e o y because of graders in because of licenses they'll make that that difficult transition for a lot of people we appealed to your local electives our state assembly members and our senate senator we're now asking for at least an opportunity to extend
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funding to argue the end of august so we can help with the transition and keep in mind this will impact a lot of children and families and a lot of families and communities where it is hard to get adequate childcare for a number of reasons i'll not go into tonight but want everyone to be mindful of the impact will be for this decision and so we have all of our e.c. word organizations working together to talk about what the transition will look like and, of course, we'll try to find a possibility for what we can do to reverse the decision but as now the decision from the appeal board at the state is final more information to come
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and more updates on that. >> thank you vice president walton and siege no more reports we've - does anyone else want to announce when in their meeting. >> reluctance committee not a regular day the third wednesday and be here at 6 o'clock and the lobbyist will be here we'll be taking positions on a lot of bills if you want to have input look at the bill list we've forwarded and urge you to come to the meaning e meeting and the public what's happening in sacramento. >> the ad hoc joint committee
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was set to tomorrow we have twice as many trustees we were not able to get everything there for tomorrow but another time in june or august item s other informational items posted agenda the staff reports on the acceptance for gifts item t memorial adjournment we have one tonight our memorial journal adjournment is in memory of a certified people that passed away on may 14th he she was 93 years old a mother of emily thomas that followed in her footprints and in the alliance of black school start at john
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mirror in 1952 the first a.m. at sunny elementary school and taught at other elementary schools in the district and emily including journalist planned on starting a slipper in memory and the board of education and the sustainability offer sincere condolences to the family now recess the regular meeting to go into closed sessio . >> the board by a vote approved the principal of 3 contract by a vote of 3 approved
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that for probationary employees and broadband by a have even though of 3 the release of 10 and certify status of employees and 5 eyeing and with an nay and one probationary certify status employee and in the matter of the board by a vote of 6 i's for the deduct to pay up to a distinct amount and read out of closed session of may tuesday, may 24, 2016, the board by a vote of 6 i's for supervisor cohen's o one assistant principal with an director two sprfrts and one administer
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the same principal in the matter of sfusd the case no. and the board by a vote of 6 i's two absent to pay up to a stipulated amount this meeting is adjourne
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as a society we've basically failed big portion of our population if you think about the basics of food, shelter safety a lot of people don't have any of those i'm mr. cookie can't speak for all the things but i know say, i have ideas how we can address the food issue. >> open the door and walk through that don't just stand looking out. >> as they grew up in in a how would that had access to good food and our parent cooked this is how you feed yours this is not happening in our country this is a huge pleasure i'm david one of the co-founder
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so about four year ago we worked with the serviced and got to know the kid one of the things we figured out was that they didn't know how to cook. >> i heard about the cooking school through the larkin academy a. >> their noting no way to feed themselves so they're eating a lot of fast food and i usually eat whatever safeway is near my home a lot of hot food i was excited that i was eating lunch enough instead of what and eat. >> as i was inviting them over teaching them basic ways to fix good food they were so existed. >> particle learning the skills and the food they were really go it it turned into the is charity
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foundation i ran into my friend we were talking about this this do you want to run this charity foundations and she said, yes. >> i'm a co-found and executive director for the cooking project our best classes participation for 10 students are monday they're really fun their chief driven classes we have a different guest around the city they're our stand alone cola's we had a series or series still city of attorney's office style of classes our final are night life diners. >> santa barbara shall comes in and helps us show us things and this is one the owners they help
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us to socialize and i've been here about a year. >> we want to be sure to serve as many as we can. >> the san francisco cooking school is an amazing amazing partner. >> it is doing that in that space really elevates the space for the kids special for the chief that make it easy for them to come and it really makes the experience pretty special. >> i'm sutro sue set i'm a chief 2, 3, 4 san francisco. >> that's what those classes afford me the opportunity it breakdown the barriers and is this is not scary this is our choice about you many times this is a feel good what it is that you give them is an opportunity you have to make it seem like it's there for them for the taking show them it is their and
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they can do that. >> hi, i'm antonio the chief in san francisco. >> the majority of kids at that age in order to get them into food they need to see something simple and the evidence will show and easy to produce i want to make sure that people can do it with a bowl and spoon and burner and one pan. >> i like is the receipts that are simple and not feel like it's a burden to make foods the cohesives show something eased. >> i go for vera toilet so someone can't do it or its way out of their range we only use 6 ingredients i can afford 6 ingredient
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what good is showing you them something they can't use but the sovereignties what are you going to do more me you're not successful. >> we made a vegetable stir-fry indicators he'd ginger and onion that is really affordable how to balance it was easy to make the food we present i loved it if i having had access to a kitchen i'd cook more. >> some of us have never had a kitchen not taught how to cookie wasn't taught how to cook. >> i have a great appreciation for programs that teach kids food and cooking it is one of the healthiest positive things
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you can communicate to people that are very young. >> the more programs like the cooking project in general that can have a positive impact how our kids eat is really, really important i believe that everybody should venting to utilize the kitchen and meet other kids their age to identify they're not alone and their ways in which to pick yours up and move forward that. >> it is really important to me the opportunity exists and so i do everything in my power to keep it that. >> we'll have our new headquarters in the heart of the tenderloin at taylor and kushlg at the end of this summer 2014 we're really excited. >> a lot of the of the conditions in san francisco they
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have in the rest of the country so our goal to 257bd or expand out of the san francisco in los angeles and then after that who know. >> we'd never want to tell people want to do or eat only provide the skills and the tools in case that's something people are 2rrd in doing. >> you can't buy a box of psyche you have to put them in the right vein and direction with the right kids with a right place address time those kids don't have this you have to instill they can do it they're good enough now to finding out figure out and find the future for
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