Rosemary Jenkins: Countless people, languishing in county jails for relatively minor crimes such as unpaid traffic tickets or expired driver’s licenses or possession of a small amount of marijuana, are there because they cannot pay their bail or even the 10% non-refundable charge imposed by the bail bonds industry.
Rosemary Jenkins: Future parents must be educated, as well, in what to watch for in their children—born to them, fostered, or adopted. These guardians must be ready for early intervention.
I am disturbed by the Council’s audacity in indicating that any “tweaks” to Charter C would occur only after the May vote
Rosemary Jenkins: America is further developing a concept of exceptionalism that insists to everyone that we are the best, that we are superior, and that others, therefore, are less than.
Rosemary Jenkins: After all, naïve thoughts once infused the minds of the multitude of Germans who were proud of their rich heritage and foolishly thought their nation could never produce the iniquitous leaders that it did, thus believing “It can’t happen here.” Yet it did!
Rosemary Jenkins: The target of the program will be in areas within Los Angeles where installation of solar panels on homes and businesses is much lower than in many other parts of the District.
Rosemary Jenkins: The German goal is to help prisoners understand the environment into which they were born, the consequent anger and resentments that grew out of those formidable years.
Rosemary Jenkins: Private independent charters drain generally quite scarce taxpayer funds from traditional public schools, creating a type of caste system for our children–exacerbating the distance between the haves and the have-nots.
he Metropolitan Community Church in the San Fernando Valley is truly a remarkable place with extraordinary leadership. Recently, I had the good fortune of attending a gathering there and meeting the church pastor, the prize-winning author, Bob Shore-Goss. Some of you might be familiar with this church because for decades it has been one […]
Rosemary Jenkins: As is frequently the case, the market chains were not eager to settle because by stretching out negotiations, they could put off having to increase pay and other coverage to their employees.
Rosemary Jenkins: Instead of greeting these innocent children with open arms, we treated them like criminals, turning them away—caring nothing about what would await them if they were forced to return to their countries of birth.
Rosemary Jenkins: Yet, I surprised myself when I listened to Hillary’s victory speech last week when I began to cry—not because Sanders would not be the candidate but because of the flashes of history that crossed my internal vision.
Rosemary Jenkins: The Party’s carefully considered Platform must never be commandeered by its Super Delegates whose own thinking may not always align with constituent attitudes and opinions–especially as they pertain to both policy and candidate selection.