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PTAC: Stanford General Use Permit (GUP) Sign Making Party

PTAC: Stanford General Use Permit (GUP) Sign Making Party – Help Needed To Get To the Finish Line 
 
PTA Council is hosting a Sign Making Party. Let’s make a joyful noise… On Tuesday Oct. 22, all school families are needed to attend this FINAL public hearing at PA City Hall including high school, middle school and especially elementary students.  The signs we make will be proudly displayed at City Hall. We have poster boards and need your idea and your artistic talents. Everyone welcome. Bring your own art supplies. Time and location coming soon. Questions? Email PTAC GUP Committee Chair at gabrielleconway12345@gmail.com.

Stanford GUP: Your Voice is Needed

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is voting on the GUP this Fall! Your voice needed now.

  • Message the Board of Supervisors for “full mitigation.”

  •  iPhone users: Tap twice on your phones in the Click My Cause app (free in the app store, select Palo Alto PTA Council). Android users: “Android users:  Sign the petiton.

  • Attend the Board of Supervisors hearing in Palo Alto – the ONLY hearing in Palo Alto before they vote on the GUP.

Tuesday, October 22, at 6 p.m.  Palo Alto City Hall, 250 Hamilton, parking underground

This is our opportunity to make our case for “full mitigation.”

PTA Council Honorary Award Recipients 2019

The Palo Alto PTA Council honored five outstanding people and one group this year for their amazing service to the Palo Alto community.

The honorees are:

Stacey Ashlund for her work on inclusion
Ana Reyes for advocacy for the HPV vaccine
David Shen and Susan Usman – Led the Measure Z campaign that passed a $460 million dollar bond to upgrade and enhance our schools
Alva Spence for her work on student nutrition and health
Gunn Culture Connection Club for their volunteer translation services

In addition, incredible volunteers were honored by Palo Alto’s 17 PTAs. Congratulations to these wonderful people whose countless hours of service are greatly appreciated.   Click here to learn more.

The PTA is the oldest and largest child advocacy association in America. Today’s PTA is comprised of more than 4 million parents, teachers, grandparents, caregivers, foster parents and other caring adults who share a commitment to improving the education, health, and safety of all children. We speak with one voice for every child.