” should mention that the San Francisco Unified School District — the district I was a trustee for — is a model in allowing transgender students to be themselves, and it has been a positive thing for the district’s students.”
Transgender rights for students can help them succeed [Ex]

“Itzel, an undocumented immigrant and a student at San Francisco City College, moved to the United States from Mexico when she was four years old. For as long as she could remember, her undocumented status had been a barrier to getting things like a driver’s license or a job.”
Mission Group Helps Undocumented Youth Get Work Permits [ML@L]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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