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NCUSD 203 School Board July 12 Meeting

NCUSD 203 School Board July 12 Meeting

by Karen Peck

These were my comments to the Naperville D203 School Board on Monday, July 12th, 2021. I spoke because of the increasing presence of far-right members of the community, fighting against science and equity. They are both anti-mask/anti-vaccine, and anti-diversity, equity, inclusion training.

It’s important that voices for democracy and science have a presence to counter the propaganda being spewed by far-right agitators. There is a nationwide push to sow disinformation and fear, just as GOP-led state Senates are working to pass laws to suppress voting rights, which disproportionately affect people of color, students, the elderly, the disabled, and new voters. GOP operatives are deliberately focusing on local elections, local school boards, and local political events.

Please consider speaking at upcoming school board meetings to be sure the voices of White supremacy and anti-science are countered by democratic values and democracy.


Mark Spieglan


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