New Hire Seen as Important to Schools’ DEI Effort

First published in the Oct. 9 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

Though COVID-19 vaccines were at the center of discussion among stakeholders during the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, the Burbank Unified School District reminded the community that it remains hard at work in implementing its diversity, equity and inclusion initiative.
The district announced that one of many of its goals was achieved on Thursday with the hiring of Stefani McCoy, who will serve as the BUSD DEI consultant and coordinator. The board voted 5-0 in favor of the hiring, which board member Emily Weisberg called an “exciting step.”
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Local Politicians at Vaccination Site

Photo courtesy County Supervisor Office
Two local politicians who serve local residents — L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger (center) and state Sen. Anthony Portantino (right) — view hundreds of cars whose occupants received COVID-19 vaccines last week at Magic Mountain, which is one of Southern California’s largest vaccination sites.