Truckee recreation district adopts Speak Your Peace campaign | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Truckee recreation district adopts Speak Your Peace campaign

Greyson Howard
Sierra Sun

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; The Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District is the latest public organization to adopt the region-wide Speak Your Peace campaign.

At the Dec. 10 board meeting, the districtand#8217;s board voted unanimously in favor of the civil discourse standards championed by the Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation.

and#8220;Our attitude is that itand#8217;s all good will and#8212; anything to improve the communication and the quality of our meetings,and#8221; said Kevin Murphy, board chair.

Murphy said nothing in the community foundationand#8217;s guidelines suggests the issues others have brought up with Speak Your Peace.

and#8220;Itand#8217;s a code of conduct and#8212; it doesnand#8217;t mean the restriction of freedom of speech at all,and#8221; Murphy said.

The Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation has gathered more than 1,000 signatures for people committed to using the nine tools of civility the campaign, and a number of public entities also have signed on.

The Truckee Tahoe Airport District will consider Speak Your Peace on Thursday, Dec. 17.

For more on the campaign, visit http://www.ttcf.net/peace.


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User