This inspiring quote comes from a protestor at Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, CA. Recently, school officials in Oakland decided to close down 5 neighborhood schools, and the parents, students, teachers, and faculty members have rallied to take a stand.
To read more about the happenings at Lakeview Elementary, check out these articles:
- From the Huffington Post: Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School Protest: Teachers and Parents ‘Occupy’ Campus
- SF Gate: Families risk arrest in protesting school closure
- SFist (another blog): Disgruntled Oakland Parents Occupy Local Elementary School
To receive information directly from the protestors, visit saveoaklandschools.org