Episode 239 - Convo with Sonja Shaw President of Chino Valley Unified

California Underground Podcast: Discussing California Politics Through a Lens of Sanity

13-12-2023 • 59 mins

Are you a Californian who feels like your views on politics in California are not popular? Do you feel like no one will agree with you? Feels like when you meet someone who does agree you are part of a secret underground club of people who think like you? Then join us on the California Underground Podcast to hear others who share your views and solutions to save our beautiful state.


In this episode, Sonia Shaw, the president of the Chino Valley Unified School Board, discusses the fight for parental rights in California. She shares her experience with the LA Times profile and the challenges she has faced as a school board member. Sonia explains the importance of maintaining order in school board meetings and the need for parental notification policies. Sonja encourages everyone to support the fight and stand up for our children.

Takeaways

  • The fight for parental rights in California is gaining momentum, with parents from different backgrounds uniting to protect their children's education.
  • Maintaining order in school board meetings is crucial for making informed decisions and ensuring fair representation.
  • Parental notification policies are essential for keeping parents informed about their children's education and protecting their rights.
  • The state's obsession with public education is driven by a desire for control and influence over the youth.
  • Local politics play a significant role in effecting change and protecting parental rights. It is important for parents to get involved, vote, and support candidates who prioritize parental rights. Banding together and empowering everyday people is crucial in the fight to protect children and families.
  • Supporting initiatives such as parental notification, protecting girls' sports, and preventing surgeries and medications for children without parental consent is essential.
  • Addressing sexually explicit material in schools and enacting policies to protect children is necessary.
  • It is important to stay informed, get involved, and support individuals like Sonja Shaw who are fighting for the well-being of our children.

Chapters

00:00Introduction and Background

01:14Discussion on LA Times Profile

02:40Story about the LA Times Article

05:34Maintaining Order in School Board Meetings

06:50California Superintendent of Public Education Attending a Meeting

10:46Introduction of Parental Notification Policy14:22Reasons for Enforcing the Policy

16:33The Fight for Parental Rights

17:40Reaching Beyond Political Affiliations

20:30Parental Rights as a Political Issue

21:42The Fear of Parental Rights Advocates

25:03The State's Obsession with Public Education

26:38The State's Control and Opposition to Local Government

32:00The Impact of Local Politics

36:14The Importance of Voting in Local Elections

40:20Unity and Support in the Fight for Parental Rights

41:26The Start of the Fight

43:21Attacks on Children and Families

44:42Supporting Initiatives to Protect Kids

48:55Addressing Sexually Explicit Material in Schools

56:26Where to Find and Support Sonja Shaw


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