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'Little Rock Nine' member speaks to SRVUSD on discrimination, tolerance

Original post made on Mar 3, 2017

Dr. Terrence Roberts, a central figure in the civil rights movement as a teenager in Arkansas in the 1950s, is appearing at Monte Vista High School this week, highlighting his message about tolerance and the need for dialogue to students and educators in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:14 PM

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Posted by Jim
a resident of San Ramon
on Mar 3, 2017 at 7:02 am

Thank you for bringing Dr. Roberts to speak. We all need reminders of our history so we are not "doomed to repeat it". I'm particularly pleased he will be addressing the district's employees.

We need to do more of this king of interaction, especially given our current political environment.

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Posted by Rebecca
a resident of Danville
on Mar 4, 2017 at 12:07 pm

[Portion removed because it referred to another post that was unclear and confusing]
I was at the presentation to students at Monte Vista High School Thursday morning as well as the presentation to District employees Friday morning. Dr. Roberts presented a very important, clear message to both groups as noted in the article. His work with students and staff in the District, however, is merely only part of the ongoing "effort, sweat, and work" district-wide to improve the climate in which all of us work, learn, and live. That work is grass-roots and includes students, teachers, staff members, and administrators, as well as parents and community members. I'm proud to be a part of this community and the work ahead.

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