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Santa Clara County To Discuss Resolution Declaring Racism A Public Health Crisis

CBS Bay Area-

On Tuesday, the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors met to vote on a pair of joint resolutions that would back the Black Lives Matter movement and declare racism a public health crisis in the county.

On Monday, Board of Supervisors President Cindy Chavez joined with Supervisor Dave Cortese to announce the two joint resolutions to officially support Black Lives Matter and to declare racism a public health crisis.

KPIX 5 spoke with one of the key figures in the push for Tuesday’s vote. Reverend Jethro Moore, the head of the Silicon Valley chapter of the NAACP, led the opening prayer at a community meeting and made sure to let the supervisors know that the community is watching.

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