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Community discusses Orange County's planned budget

On May 14, the first public hearing had a turnout of Orange County Justice United members, with two members speaking on the group’s behalf. “The issue of injustice we are discussing tonight is in the Orange County public school staffing,” Dewey Williams, pastor of Mount Bright Baptist Church in Hillsborough, said. 

http://www.newsoforange.com/news/article_07368d9c-7ca4-11e9-9b2b-8fea5859f53a.html


Orange County Schools has Few Black Teachers. Will Leadership Change Slow Progress? 

A group that has pushed Orange County Schools to hire more black and bilingual teachers is cautiously recognizing progress, despite Superintendent Todd Wirt’s recent resignation and a surprising school board shakeup.

https://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/article230257934.html


Orange County Schools budget focuses on equity, parental leave and last year’s cuts

A community group called Justice United has pushed the district to pursue diverse hiring for two years

https://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/article229640099.html


Social justice groups meet about racial equity concerns in schools

“I had a vision of new Orange County, one where...teachers could reflect the population of the students that they serve,”  Lattisville Grove Pastor George Crews III said. “To make this change we need power — organized people acting consistently.”

http://www.newsoforange.com/education/article_4ad2481e-771a-11e9-8708-e718fc0f3ad1.html


Piden a candidatos más maestros y recursos para estudiantes inmigrantes

Las escuelas del condado de Orange tienen un cuerpo estudiantil cada vez más diverso, pero esto no se refleja en los maestros, consejeros y personal administrativo

http://www.lanoticia.com/piden-a-candidatos-mas-maestros-y-recursos-para-estudiantes-inmigrantes/


Esfuerzo de latinas hizo posible propuesta para perdonar multas

La propuesta del Fiscal de Distrito James Woodall que aliviaría las multas y gastos de corte a ciertos conductores sin licencia en los Condados de Orange y Chatham, dado a conocer la noche del 28 de marzo, es el resultado de 16 meses de un arduo trabajo realizado en equipo por el movimiento  “Padres Latinos del Condado de Orange”, con el apoyo de Justice United.

https://raleigh.quepasanoticias.com/noticias/ciudad/local/esfuerzo-de-latinas-hizo-posible-propuesta-para-perdonar-multas


 Change Will Help Orange Chatham Drivers Caught Without a License

The Orange-Chatham district attorney’s office is giving some drivers a second chance if they are caught without a license in the two counties.


 The District Attorney's Test of Faith

On March 28, Orange-Chatham District Attorney Jim Woodall announced a new policy that will allow undocumented residents to feel safer driving in the two counties without fear of ruinous traffic court fines or even deportation.


Programa dará alivio a ciertos conductores sin licencia a partir de junio

A partir de junio, un programa que funcionará en los condados de Orange y Chatham dará un alivio a ciertas personas que conduzcan sin licencia y que cumplan ciertos requisitos, para que no paguen la multa y los gastos de la corte, tomando clases.