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Green Sunday: Reopening Schools: Whether, How, When? -- with Jack Gerson
Date Sunday August 09
Time 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorGreen Party
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REOPENING SCHOOLS: Whether, How, When?

Can schools be reopened safely with the pandemic out of control? Why do several prestigious scientific and public health organizations push for reopening schools (the National Academy of Sciences; the American Academy of Pediatrics; the Centers for Disease Control) -- do they really know, is their advice really unbiased, and anyway is this really a strictly scientific decision or is it a social decision to be based on overall well-being?

What will be necessary for schools to reopen safely? Can we learn from the experiences of other nations and communities around the world? This talk will take up these and other related questions -- trying to provide answers to some, and to promote dialogue on others.

JACK GERSON is a retired Oakland teacher who thinks about issues related to education, politics, public health and the pandemic -- and every once in a while still writes or speaks about them. Before retiring, he was on the executive board and bargaining team of the Oakland teachers union (OEA). Among other things, he helped organize OEA's campaign to bail out schools not banks and end foreclosures, and the Occupy Oakland education committee's 18 day occupation of Lakeview Elementary in 2012 to protest school closures. He also has graduate degrees in public health (MPH and PhD in biostatistics).

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Green Sundays are a series of free public programs & discussions on topics "du jour" sponsored by the Green Party of Alameda County and held on the 2nd Sunday of each month.
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