San Francisco Archive

  • S.F.’s Prop. D: Share the vote, for all our sake

    S.F.’s Prop. D: Share the vote, for all our sake

    www.sfgate.com – Kathleen Coll – Tuesday, October 19, 2010 The San Francisco Board of Education makes crucial decisions every day that affect our city’s children and families. Educational researchers and school district leaders tell parents that our involvement in our children’s education is crucial to student success. Voting for school board members is a key [...]

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  • School Beat: Prop D – Democratic Education We All Should Support

    School Beat: Prop D – Democratic Education We All Should Support

    Beyond Chron by Tara Kini‚ Oct. 14‚ 2010 As a newly-arrived immigrant first entering San Francisco schools many years ago, Maritza DiCicco had to navigate the system herself. She enrolled at Woodrow Wilson High School (now Burton), learned English, and eventually put herself through college cleaning houses. Now the mother of two San Francisco Unified [...]

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  • Parents for Public Schools Endorses Proposition D

    Parents for Public Schools Endorses Proposition D

    “Why PPS Supports Immigrant Parent Voting for School Board” Yes on D, Yes on Democracy Parents for Public Schools is recommending a Yes vote on Proposition D. Allowing non-citizen parents to vote in School Board elections is good for all our public schools, students, and our City. One in three San Francisco Unified School District [...]

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  • Update on Proposition D in San Francisco

    Update on Proposition D in San Francisco

    Visit the website for the latest endorsements, donor and volunteer forms, FAQs, testimonials and other information. and join us in Facebook CAMPAIGN LEADERSHIP. While we’ve done a lot without formal campaign structure, I want to thank three amazing parent organizers & community leaders — Berta Hernandez (La Clinica de la Raza), Jenny Lam (Chinese for [...]

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  • Proposition D which would allow non-citizen parents to vote in School Board elections in SF

    Proposition D which would allow non-citizen parents to vote in School Board elections in SF

    While the above three measures should pass easily, I was pleasantly surprised to see that Proposition D – which would allow non-citizen parents to vote in School Board elections – has wide support. Voters narrowly rejected this measure in 2004, but now the main opponent is Terrence Faulkner, with the SF Republican Party and the [...]

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  • News About Voting Rights in San Francisco, CA

    News About Voting Rights in San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu is promoting a ballot measure for this November that would include those non-citizens in the voting mix. Non-Citizen Voting Proposed In SF School Elections CBS 5 New try to let non-citizens vote San Francisco Gate

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