NEA will use existing avenues of communication to call on the city and state of New York, to issue an official and formal apology to Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise, the Exonerated Five.

NEA will also write a letter to the five men informing them of our support and the action we took to call for an apology from New York. 

Rationale/Background

NEA Resolution I-50 states the belief that educators recognize the culture of white supremacy and white privilege.  The Exonerated Five were paid restitution with no apology from New York, New York.

Contact

Ingrid Gunnell - CA

Cost Implications

This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $2000.