OUSD and Youth Beat Students are in the Spotlight Again!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020Contact: John SasakiCommunications Director 510-214-2080[email protected]

Oakland, CA — Here’s some exciting news.

OUSD students will be in the spotlight again today at 4:00 p.m. Pacific time. Students from Youth Beat will be on PBS for Face the Facts: Election 2020 Youth Town Hall, a one-hour virtual event put on by the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs. Our students will share their views on the 2020 presidential election along with student reporters from across the country. Youth Beat students appearing in the national program include:

Onivid – Life Academy
AJ – Dewey Academy
Kaya – Skyline High School
Samantha – Skyline High School
Lilliana – Oakland High School
Click Here to See Youth Beat Students on PBS’ Face the Facts: Election 2020 Youth Town Hall at 4:00 p.m.
In the meantime, you can see some powerful perspectives about the upcoming election from our Youth Beat students by clicking on the video below.
Congratulations to these inspiring young people and we hope everyone is able to tune in this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. for the live stream.
###About the Oakland Unified School DistrictIn California’s most diverse city, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is dedicated to creating a learning environment where “Every Student Thrives!” More than half of our students speak a non-English language at home. And each of our 81 schools is staffed with talented individuals uniting around a common set of values: Students First, Equity, Excellence, Integrity, Cultural Responsiveness and Joy. We are committed to preparing all students for college, career and community success. 

To learn more about OUSD’s Full Service Community District focused on academic achievement while serving the whole child in safe schools, please visit OUSD.org and follow us @OUSDnews.
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