An Open Letter to the BUSD Board of Education on the Renaming of Jefferson Elementary

We are demanding thorough justice:

How a new name election perpetuates racism:

An Educational Opportunity:

Demands:

A circular badge with the drawing of a sequoia tree with a blue sky background. It reads, Sequoia, our community’s choice.
Homemade badge created by 2005 community members after the Board’s decision.

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Former students who participated in a 2005 vote to rename Jefferson Elementary School to Sequoia, fighting racist actions that prevented this democratic choice.

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2005 Jefferson/Sequoia Alumn

2005 Jefferson/Sequoia Alumn

Former students who participated in a 2005 vote to rename Jefferson Elementary School to Sequoia, fighting racist actions that prevented this democratic choice.

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