District 87 – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

By: Diane Benjamin The below was received as part of a much larger FOIA from District 87. This is a small part of the missing information from this page: https://www.district87.org/domain/2157 Note: The information is still missing from that page even though I received it. Why are they hiding what they are doing? See Goal 4. […]

District 87 searching for a DEI Superintendent

By Diane Benjamin District 87 School Board may have already made their choice to replace Barry Reilly, the timeline for making a final decisions shows this week. Here are two of the qualifications they were looking for: The consultant surveyed administration, teachers, students, non-parent community members, support staff, and the Board of Education and then […]

Must watch video: Critical Race Theory

The video is 18 minutes by (actual) journalist Christopher Rufo who has been exposing this Marxist ideology for years. It is in schools and government right now disguised as Equity, Diversity, Inclusiveness, Social Justice, White Supremacy, Anti-Racism, Social and Emotional learning, Culturally Responsive Teaching, and probably others. This video-essay explores the intellectual history of critical […]

This is what diversity looks like?!?

By:  Diane Benjamin The Public Safety and Community Relations Board met yesterday.  Since “diversity” has it’s roots in DIVIDE, this board is the perfect example of what that means:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nW-u2Zh6e8Y One white community member and THREE minority members.  One member was absent, Jeff Woodard – also minority: Monday night Tari is making an appointment […]

Nikita defeated herself

By:  Diane Benjamin If you haven’t decided who to support in the McLean County Clerk’s race, this article in the paper should make it crystal clear:    https://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/mclean-county-clerk-hopefuls-push-improvements-bemoan-bitter-race/article_b4244ca0-16a0-5910-8666-00349ca6c74e.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-2 If you live in the County (not Bloomington-Normal) are you under-served by the Clerk’s office?  Nikita Richards thinks you are and plans to spend more money to serve […]

ISU – All Gender Bathrooms

By:  Diane Benjamin In the interest of diversity and inclusion, more than 20 all gender bathrooms have been added to campus.  Are showers included? Source:   http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/education/climate-change-isu-working-to-fill-gaps-in-diversity-inclusion/article_85982c94-c66e-598e-9654-532026d71e95.html Just who are they trying to include? Do you want your daughter walking in a restroom with a bunch of guys?  Why do they need more than 20? Next […]