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As KUSD and other school districts struggle, we're not talking enough about WHY

At Tuesday night's KUSD school board meeting, the board took a vote to cut down the number of Library Media Specialist positions. It came down to a choice between these specialists and re...

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MassResistance Continues to Spread Misinformation Which Is Harmful to KUSD and Our Community

MassResistance attempts to sow distrust in KUSD with false claim about new book challenge policy

Feb. 8, 2024

Extremism and misinformation are bad for our children, our schools and our community. WI MassResistance continues to spread false information to try to sow outrage against KUSD In a...

MassResistance and Kenosha Moms for Liberty Members File Dozens of Book Challenges

Book Bans Are Costing School Districts Tens of Thousands of Dollars

Nov. 1, 2023

Kenosha Unified School District has been besieged by dozens of book challenges since Caleb Laitinen and Blaise Mahoney announced the formation of Kenosha MassResistance at the August KUSD sc...

KUSD Provides a Process for Parents Concerned About Books

No one has the right to make that decision for other parents.

Oct. 19, 2023

Public libraries are protected by the Library Bill of Rights . The access to ideas and information is essential to a functioning democracy and it assures that everyone's values are r...

Extremism is Bad for Kenosha

At least 11 schools received bomb threats and increased harassment after the Libs of TikTok began targeting them

Oct. 1, 2023

Some Kenosha conservatives have started a chapter of the anti-LGBT hate group MassResistance in Kenosha . They are targeting KUSD school staff, school board members, and private citizen...

Books That Address Sensitive Topics Belong on KUSD Book Shelves

Children dealing with incest and sexual assault and those who want to better understand gender issues deserve to have access to books

Oct. 1, 2023

MassResistance and Moms for Liberty Call for Bans of Books Containing Sensitive Topics Like Sexual Assault and Incest At the KUSD school board meeting on Tuesday, September 28, 2023, members ...

LGBT Kids Belong in KUSD Schools and So Do Books With LGBT Content

Even content that makes some adults uncomfortable

Sept. 29, 2023

Several anti-LGBT extremist groups are working in Kenosha to ban books from KUSD schools. One of these is MassResistance, led by a California man identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center ...

Statement Regarding County Executive Samantha Kerkman's Choice to Disband the Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission

June 7, 2023

We strongly condemn County Executive Samantha Kerkman's attempt to disband the Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission through the act of revoking all of its members when the issues with th...

The KCDP Board denounces County Executive Samantha Kerkman's refusal to fly the Pride flag

June 6, 2023

At the June 6, 2023 County Board committee meeting, Lori Hawkins, the Chair of the Kenosha County Democratic Party addressed the refusal by County Executive Samantha Kerkman to fly the Pride f...