The Social Justice Vision at Stephen S. Wise Temple

Our congregation will see Social Justice as a calling that derives from our sense of God and the imperative of Jewish Tradition. The Stephen S. Wise Temple community will use our influence, power and compassion to be a force for positive, meaningful and effective change in the quality of life on behalf of all the citizens of Los Angeles and the world.


Monday, August 13, 2012

Reed Lawsuit Appeal Verdict

As readers of this Blog might know, members of our Education Advocacy group signed on to the Reed Lawsuit as friends of the Court.  We felt that advocating for teacher retention (despite seniority rules) was an important position to take in the face of high turnovers in the most under served schools.  We know that this has implications for teacher tenure but recognize also that extraordinary needs require extraordinary measures. Here is the result of the suit as reported in the LA Times:

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