California Lawmakers Applaud LAUSD’s Life-Saving Vaccine Requirement

September 9, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – California state lawmakers, Dr. Richard Pan, Senator Scott Wiener, Senator Sydney K. Kamlagar, Assemblymember Evan Low, Dr. Akilah Weber, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks sent a letter to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) expressing support for their decision today to require the Covid-19 vaccine for all eligible students. 

In the letter, the lawmakers pointed to a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics which has reported that children are now accounting for more than 26 percent of reported cases. The lawmakers applauded LAUSD for taking this action, grounded in science, and urged other school districts to follow their lead.  Read the letter, here: lausd_letter.pdf

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