Statement from Los Rios College Federation of Teachers on Shooting at Sacramento City College
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 4, 2015
“We want to express our support for our colleagues at Sacramento City College following the tragic shooting of three students on campus that resulted in one fatality. We extend our sincere condolences to those students and their families. Both the Los Rios Faculty Union and Senate leadership agree that we need to remain vigilant in our efforts to ensure campus safety and will work collaboratively to discuss further steps in light of yesterday’s tragic occurrence.
“Our hearts go out to our colleagues at Sacramento City College in this trying time. Additionally, we would like to acknowledge the collaborative and quick-thinking efforts of the college President, Kathryn Jeffery, faculty and staff, and Los Rios Police. Their poise and diligence deserve commendation.”
Dean Murakami, President
Los Rios College Federation of Teachers, Local 2279
Brian Robinson, President
Los Rios District Academic Senate
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