Bend Students Turn a History Lesson into Civic Action

Bend has a new holiday thanks to some first and second-graders at Bend International School. This week, the Bend City Council declared that Columbus Day will now be shared with Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and it’s all because of the efforts of a few seven-year-olds who decided to make their case at City Hall.

Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs has their story

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