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COVID 19 Vaccinations for Teachers and School Staff in California

WHEREAS the Riverside County Democratic Party recognizes educators have been the backbone of American democracy; and 

 WHEREAS the spread of COVID 19 has been nearly impossible to contain over the past year and the United States has had over 3.5 Million COVID 19 cases and over 500,000 deaths and Los Angeles County has had over 20,000 deaths; and 

 WHEREAS the demand for teachers to continue educating students in a brick and mortar setting is continuing to grow;

 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED  the Riverside County Democratic Party calls on Governor Gavin Newsom to increase the number of covid-19 vaccinations dedicated to educators and school staff; and  

 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the Riverside County Democratic Party sends this resolution to United States Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Governor Gavin Newsom, California Superintendent of Instruction Tony Thurmond, LAUSD School Board President Kelly Gonez, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Buetner and all five Los Angeles County Supervisors.


Submitted by: Shannon Ross, AD70 

Authored by: Wade Kyle, AD66 and Shannon Ross, AD70

Passed by the Riverside County Democratic Party 3/29/2021