Today after seven days, the Oakland teachers’ strike is on track to come to an end as the parties announced a tentative agreement. All of… Read More
For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Jessica Stewart. I’m a former OUSD teacher, organizer, mom of two young kids (one of whom is headed to kindergarten next year!), and one of the founding members of GO Public Schools. I’ve been working with GO for a decade since we started organizing in the Fall of 2008. This past June, I took on the role of Executive Director of the Oakland team.
On Tuesday, September 3, 2017, President Trump announced he would end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) — a devastating and morally bankrupt announcement. We must urge Congress to pass replacement legislation before protections for DREAMers are eroded in less than 6 months. As a follow-up to our statement last week, below are some resources and action items you can use to take action now.