Monday, August 31, 2009

Supervisors to Recognize Pomona students for "No Haters Here" Work

County of Los Angeles

Community and Senior Services

Office of Communications

3175 W. 6th Street, Suite 302 – Los Angeles, CA 90020

http://css.lacounty.gov

 
CSS              

                     Cynthia D. Banks, Director

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MEDIA ADVISORY    

CONTACT:  Patricia Senette-Holt

                     (213) 738-2065

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 Guzm├ín, 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

            9:30 a.m.

 

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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