Newsmakers with JR
TV: SBCC, SBUSD, City Hall & Supes Updates
Newsmakers TV this week takes on the allegations of race and gender bias swirling at City College and the ongoing controversy over anti-bias programs in Santa Barbara’s public school system, along with Santa Barbara’s landlord-tenant conflict and the latest sweetheart deal at the county.
Delaney Smith, editor in chief of the SBCC Channels reports on a watered-down resolution about racism that’s divided the Board of Trustees and a new lawsuit against the college from a former student employee who says she faced discrimination.
Then Laura Capps discusses why the school board believes that the embattled Just Communities anti-bias program helps address the academic achievement gap.
Nick Welsh checks in with all the politics and policy about the City Council’s surprise approval of “just cause” eviction legislation and Dale Francisco examines the passage of a special interest ordinance by the Democratic majority on the Board of Supervisors to funnel public works construction to union contractors.
It’s all here, right now, on Newsmakers TV.