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An education foundation linked to a local Asian Pacific Islander group is calling on Vacaville Unified leaders to publicly denounce offensive statements spoken by a woman at the governing board’s July 7 meeting.

In the video, the woman, who was not identified in the recording or in the APAPA letter, can also be heard implying the pandemic is no longer a threat, that children are not at risk, and the novel coronavirus is a hoax.

In the letter from the foundation linked to APAPA — a Sacramento-based group founded in 2001 by Vacaville business owners C.C.

Their objections easily could be rooted in the latest media headlines, as made clear in the letter, which also seemed to remind trustees that the woman’s statements are an echo out of the White House.

“The mission of the school board is to make sure that every individual in the VUSD family and our community feels welcomed, supported and included.”APAPA’s Solano Chapter president, Gregoria Torres, was invited to speak at the Aug. 6 school board meeting, where this matter may be discussed.

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