Community and Senior Services Office of Communications 3175 W. 6th Street, Suite 302 – Los Angeles, CA 90020 http://css.lacounty.gov
Community and Senior Services
Office of Communications
3175 W. 6th Street, Suite 302 – Los Angeles, CA 90020
Cynthia D. Banks, Director
CONTACT: Patricia Senette-Holt
For Immediate Release
September 1, 2009
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO RECOGNIZE POMONA HIGH SCHOOL FOR OUTSTANDING COMMITMENT TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY
HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
‘Zerohour No Haters Here!’ School Initiative
Who: Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina (1st District); Sheila K. Balk, Diversity and Social Justice Teacher/GSA Advisor, Pomona High School; Elizabeth Sotomayor and Marisela Guzmán, members of Pomona High’s Diversity & Social Justice Class; Evangelina Salas and Clara Caudle, representing Pomona High School Parent Action Team; Roger Fasting, Pomona High School Principal; Yo-Landa Brown, Children’s Planning Council SPA 3; Cynthia Banks, Director, Community and Senior Services; and Robin Toma, Assistant Director, Community and Senior Services and Human Relations Commission Executive Director.
What: Board of Supervisors Scroll presentation to Pomona High School for its participation and outstanding commitment to the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations’ “Zerohour’ Initiative.
When: Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Where: Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Hearing Room 381B
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Why: To pay tribute to Pomona High School administrators, teachers, students, parents and community supporters who have worked together with the Human Relations Commission to bring about improved human relations on campus through the Commission’s Zerohour No Haters Here! Initiative. They include such efforts as the Diversity and Social Justice class, a zerohour student campus action team, the Parent Action Team, and a host of actions that have integrated human relations and collaboration among students of different affinity groups. The Human Relations Commission reached out to Pomona High School, along with others, and Pomona High School was the first school to adopt the zerohour distinguished school model in its current form.
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