Op-Ed Published in TIME

Access to High-Quality Schools | 11/22/2016

Jonah Edelman
Co-Founder & CEO, Stand for Children

Today, TIME published my editorial calling on President-Elect Trump to condemn the violence happening in schools in the wake of the election.

The impact of these acts is clear. Threats and intimidation mean that children focus on fear rather than learning, or stay away from school entirely. Such acts tell children – because of their race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation – that they are not part of our country, and are not safe in our schools. They represent an intentional attack on what this country stands for, and for everything we try to teach our children.

Join me and more than 30,000 supporters and sign the petition to call on President-Elect Trump to take a stand against hatred and intimidation in schools: http://www.standuptoit.org

Read the TIME piece


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  • We are all one people. Respect for differences is essential

    November 22, 2016 10:44 AM