Equity in Action Team seeks to make an impact on TVUSD schools

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A group of women from the grassroots organization Equity in Action Team of Temecula Valley, speaks with Valley News in a conference call regarding the group’s objectives and goal to work with Temecula Valley Unified School District on equality issues with students at schools. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Members of the Equity in Action Team of Temecula Valley, mostly educators with the Temecula Valley Unified School District, joined Valley News for a Zoom conference to talk about their grassroots organization. The group is about more than systematically holding the school district accountable for the education of Black, Indigenous and other minority students. Their aim is to develop and change a school district that all students will feel proud to be a part of. “I think we’re doing it for them and because of them,” Brandon Archie, a Bella Vista Middle School teacher and Black Student Union adviser, said. “We know what it feels like to experience things, we’ve listened with compassion and heard their perspectives. And we know that there are things that have to change in order f
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