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Vote for Sanchez for
Alameda County sheriff
In 2007, the iPhone was launched, Stephen Curry was taking part in school basketball and Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor of California. Additionally that 12 months, Gregory Ahern grew to become Alameda County sheriff. He ran unopposed in that election, and in each election since.
This 12 months, we lastly have a selection within the sheriff’s race. It’s previous time for a change, and I assist Yesenia Sanchez for Alameda County sheriff.
Sanchez has labored within the Sheriff’s Workplace for twenty-four years and is aware of what its issues are and how one can repair them. Together with security, she is going to prioritize transparency and accountability, that are essential for a public servant just like the sheriff. However I’m most impressed by Sanchez for her immense braveness in stepping ahead to problem her boss — one thing that no one else in her place has been courageous sufficient to do for the previous three many years. She deserves your vote.
Ask Native American
college students to share tales
Re. “Report catalogs abuse of Native American youngsters,” Web page A8, Might 12:
The legacy of the Native American boarding faculties is a merciless, darkish historical past.
Our authorities had all the time led me to imagine that it valued ethnic variety. Nevertheless, in its blind effort to assist native kids assimilate, it misplaced reference to what makes the indigenous folks particular. That’s its distinctive cultures and traditions.
Asking former boarding college college students to inform their tales as a part of a everlasting oral historical past assortment is a commendable step in the appropriate path.
Supreme Courtroom leak is
The leak out of the Supreme Courtroom concerning Roe v. Wade was so unbelievable to me. Then the Democrats ran with it and instantly began protesting in entrance of the conservative judges’ properties, and even vandalizing a pro-life heart in Wisconsin. I’ve by no means heard of Republicans stooping this low.
The choice isn’t even finalized but. Abortion regulation will most likely return to the states prefer it ought to have within the first place. Californians don’t have to fret. This state would be the most lenient of all. Something goes on this state.
Assist faculties take away
stigma of psychological well being
The previous decade has seen a rise in poor psychological well being circumstances for youth in the US with increasingly more college students significantly considering suicide. Youngsters Information (2022) notably discovered that suicide charges have risen 130% for youths aged 10-14 and 46% for these between 15-19 years of age.
As a school-based clinician, I may attest to the variety of kids in elementary college who’ve sooner or later had suicidal ideation or ideas. California legislators are looking for to deal with this concern by way of SB 224, which seeks to include age-appropriate psychological well being data into kindergarten-Twelfth grade curriculum.
As soon as upon a time, the state was involved about rising teen being pregnant charges, which decreased with the profitable implementation of reproductive well being training. SB 224 permits younger folks the chance to study extra about destigmatizing psychological well being, prevention sources and entry to remedy.