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POSTPONED- Finding Our Way Back to Black

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Faced with the necessity of a 9.1-million-dollar slash to the budget mid-way through the school year, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is scrambling to find ways to navigate its way out of its financial troubles. However, despite this budgetary hole the district is still not without significant assets, especially when it comes to real estate. How can OUSD utilize these existing assets to alleviate its fiscal crisis? Come to SPUR Oakland to learn more and brainstorm options with a panel of experts. Generously sponsored by the Rogers Family Foundation.

Please note that this event was originally titled "Understanding Oakland's Education Options." However, we've chosen to pivot this discussion, and the other programs in our Making Oakland Schools Great series, to explore the cause, impacts of and solutions for the district's current budget shortfall.

+  Jennifer Afdahl-Rice 
/ Pacific Charter School Development
+  Kalimah Salahuddin / Jefferson Union School District

Unfortunately, we've had to postpone this forum due to project delays. We're working to reschedule this program and hope that you'll be able to join us at that time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Refund Policy

Sponsorship payments: Will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

Auxiliary Services

If, in order to participate in a SPUR event, you need auxiliary aids or services for a disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts) please submit your request five business days before the event to publicprograms@spur.org or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two business days before the event.