“Proposition 107 would amend the Constitution to prohibit affirmative action programs which provide preferential treatment on the basis of race, sex, color ethnicity or national origin in public employment, public education and public contracting. Some programs of affirmative action are exempt from the ban.” (from League of Women Voters of Arizona Education Fund Voter Guide, page 6). Click on the blue link for online version.
I refer our readers to a blog written by AZ Blue Meanie (Blog for Arizona) on this public hearing next week Tuesday October 12, at El Pueblo Neighborhood Center, 101 W. Irvington Rd.:
Invited speakers (so far) are:
Dr. Barbara Atwood – University of Arizona law professor
Dr. Jeff Milem–Distinguished Professor in Leadership for Educational Reform
Dr. Roberto Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Mexican American Studies
For more info:
Contact: Dr. Mercy Valencia (cell 400-0571) or Alison Hughes 520-881-0917/624-8318, firstname.lastname@example.org.
And here’s a poster opposing Prop. 107 from the “We Can! The Equality & Opportunity Committee Opposing Prop 107″, (phone: 520-461-9693):