County Prepared for Pandemic Effect on Social Epidemic

Every other week I have a Round Table Talk as part of my commitment toward better understanding of issues in our community. A Round Table Talk on April 20th included special guests YWCA SV’s CEO Tanis Crosby, Community Solutions’ Solutions to Violence Division Director Perla Flores, and San Jose Police Department Family Violence Unit’s LieutenantContinue reading “County Prepared for Pandemic Effect on Social Epidemic”

What is Earth Teaching Us? (Happy 50th Earth Day!)

In 1970, 10% of the American Population rallied on the first Earth Day. 50 years later, the kindest gift we have given the environment is the months of shutting down Covid-19 caused.  How do I know that?  Earth has spoken….. Let’s take a birds-eye view.  The expression on Earth’s face is very serene.  NASA postedContinue reading “What is Earth Teaching Us? (Happy 50th Earth Day!)”

Buddy, can you spare a Chrome book?

Over one-hundred people logged into SJUSD’s first virtual Board meeting on March 26, and some came ready with solutions. County Supervisor and former SJUSD Trustee Susan Ellenberg opened public comments by offering her support of the district’s efforts to provide learning options to all students while schools are closed. Others offered to help network inContinue reading “Buddy, can you spare a Chrome book?”

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March 21, 2020 DeVos Sets Aside Federal Act and Civil Rights An “Updated” Fact Sheet now from the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights AND Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services does a 180. “To be clear: ensuring compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA),† Section 504 of theContinue reading “10%”