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LVBH client settles lawsuit against San Rafael City Schools

June 6, 2022 – Juan Rodriguez, a beloved principal at Venetia Valley School, has settled a discrimination and retaliation case that he brought against San Rafael City Schools (“SRCS”). SRCS has agreed to pay $725,000 to settle Mr. Rodriguez’s claims.  The lawsuit, filed in September 2020, alleged that the Superintendent and Board of San Rafael City Schools discriminated against Mr. Rodriguez based on his race and national origin, and because of his vocal advocacy on behalf of Latino students and his efforts to achieve racial equity within the San Rafael City Schools. The suit further alleged that as a result of Mr. Rodriguez’s complaints about unlawful discrimination, the District retaliated, defamed him and demoted him in March 2020, which led to his eventual departure from the … [Read More...]

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