Tonight, the Fremont Unified school board rejected a resolution supporting Harvey Milk Day, which honors the state’s first openly gay elected official who was slain in 1978.
Trustees Larry Sweeney, Ivy Wu and Lily Mei opposed the resolution; Bryan Gebhardt and Lara York supported it. This decision comes one day after the Fremont City Council voted to adopt a resolution mayor issued a proclamation supporting Harvey Milk Day.
The board was supposed to vote on the resolution two weeks ago, but the issue was tabled, an action which in and of itself upset many in the community.
I’ll be writing a story about this tomorrow.