Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/14/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
Type: Action
Subject: 11.3 Rename School 13 and Dedicate the Las Hermanas Mirabal Community School
District Goals:
Enclosure Rename School 13 and Dedicate the Las Hermanas Mirabal Community School
File Attachment:
Rationale: This is to rename School 13, grades Prekindergarten to Grade 8, and to dedicate it to honor the significant and far-reaching contributions of the Mirabal Sisters.
Funding:
Resolution: Resolution: WHEREAS a proposal has been communicated to the President and all of the Trustees of the Board of Education to rename and dedicate School 13 the Las Hermanas Mirabal Community School, and

WHEREAS the Mirabal Sisters championed human rights for every individual and underscored the importance to speak up against repression and violence against women, and

WHEREAS the Mirabal Sisters exemplify more than just resistance; to this day, they remain a symbol of freedom and justice for all people, and

WHEREAS the Las Hermanas Mirabal Community School will embrace the universal values of human rights, social justice, service and equity to maximize the potential of every student who enters the school, and

WHEREAS students for generations to come will celebrate the lives of the Mirabal Sisters whose legacy will remain as amazing role models inspiring courage and a love of learning, and

WHEREAS the Trustees have reviewed and affirm that the request meets the criteria set forth in Policy 7500 – Naming and Dedicating School District Property.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that we, the Members of the Board of Education, do hereby affirm the renaming and dedication of the Las Hermanas Mirabal Community School.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Edwin M. Quezada - Superintendent of Schools
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Sheila Greenwald Moved, Member Lawrence Sykes seconded to approve the Original motion 'Resolution: WHEREAS a proposal has been communicated to the President and all of the Trustees of the Board of Education to rename and dedicate School 13 the Las Hermanas Mirabal Community School, and

WHEREAS the Mirabal Sisters championed human rights for every individual and underscored the importance to speak up against repression and violence against women, and

WHEREAS the Mirabal Sisters exemplify more than just resistance; to this day, they remain a symbol of freedom and justice for all people, and

WHEREAS the Las Hermanas Mirabal Community School will embrace the universal values of human rights, social justice, service and equity to maximize the potential of every student who enters the school, and

WHEREAS students for generations to come will celebrate the lives of the Mirabal Sisters whose legacy will remain as amazing role models inspiring courage and a love of learning, and

WHEREAS the Trustees have reviewed and affirm that the request meets the criteria set forth in Policy 7500 – Naming and Dedicating School District Property.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that we, the Members of the Board of Education, do hereby affirm the renaming and dedication of the Las Hermanas Mirabal Community School.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 8 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 8 - 0
   
Rev. Steve Lopez     Yes
Kevin Cacace     Yes
Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio     Yes
Dr. John Castanaro     Yes
Gail Burns     Yes
Sheila Greenwald     Yes
Amjed Kuri     Yes
Lawrence Sykes     Yes