Trump’s Executive Order Results in Texas State Freezing Diversity Training

The California GOP first said Wednesday it would not comply with the order, noting it had used similar boxes in the past and saying it was ready to go to court over the issue. But in a response to Padilla before Friday’s announcement, the party said it would ramp up security measures, including having an official attend the boxes whenever the public has access to them, ensuring they are secured and ballots are delivered within 72 hours, and ceasing their representation of the boxes as “official.”

Corey F. Benbow, a graduate student at Texas State and president of the Underrepresented Student Advisory Council, told the Tribune that he found the move to be disheartening.

For Benbow, it’s yet another questionable move by the university following their failure to denounce white supremacist propaganda on campus and arresting students of color last year during a protest.

“This is why diversity programs and this type of training is so important, because it provokes thought and it allows the administration to really embed in their faculty and staff that this is something that is important to Texas State,” Benbow told the Tribune,

 

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