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Sauda Baraka: Standing up for city students

October 10, 2013

Sauda Baraka is a member of the Bridgeport Board of Education.

Opinion: Bridgeport needs an independent and empowered City Council

January 20, 2022 |

Stanley Lord, Greater Bridgeport NAACP; Barbara Lopez, Make the Road Action Connecticut; Tamsyn Ambler & Shaurice Bacon, PT Partners; and Sauda Baraka, Bridgeport Working Families Town Committee.

State elections watchdogs dismiss one complaint against Moore’s mayoral campaign vs. Ganim

January 13, 2021 |

That footage showed the couple signed the paperwork in front of campaign volunteer Sauda Baraka, even though Moore, as the candidate, should have been the witness. ... Baraka sign the statement (petition ...

Bridgeport Public Library accepting applications for board members

December 29, 2017 |

Letters of application should be sent to Nominating Committee, c/o Sauda Baraka, Bridgeport Public Libraray, 925 Broad St., Bridgeport, Conn., 06604.

Bridgeport’s educational warrior honored

November 28, 2017 |

Another said Sauda Baraka was a calming spirit on an often volatile school board. ... Sauda Baraka, retiring Bridgeport Board of Education member Bridgeport School Board Vice-Chairperson Sauda Baraka during ...

A membership the Bridgeport BOE says it can’t afford to drop

September 25, 2018 |

So intent was the city school board on scraping together the 2018-19 membership fee for the nationwide urban school district association that it told former board member Sauda Baraka on Monday that she didn’t ...

‘Public Enemy’ provides soundtrack to Bridgeport school board meet

June 23, 2017 |

When the lyrics of the music became profane, board Vice Chairman Sauda Baraka objected. ... Others at the meeting at city hall, clockwise, Tony Pires, an operations manager for the school district, Pereira, Ben ...

A change in Bridgeport’s Males of Color committee sparks controversy

September 23, 2020 |

“It is imperative that a committee focused on ensuring the success of our males of color and entitled as such is not only continued but sustained as a viable entity affixed to the operations of the Bridgeport ...

Bridgeport school board starts process to remove chairwoman

February 24, 2020 |

As the executive session went on, however, the audience grew to include former school board chairwoman Sauda Baraka, several members of the Greater Bridgeport NAACP and two school board hopefuls, Dasha Spell and ...

Ed board opposes change to booze rules

April 27, 2016 |

“We need to make a statement,” board member Sauda Baraka said Monday night, as the board unanimously agreed to oppose a zoning amendment that, under special circumstances, would allow a package store to open ...

African American, Latin studies required to graduate high school in Bridgeport

October 24, 2017 |

“It is going to make a great deal of difference to our children and our families,” Sauda Baraka, vice chairman of the school board, said of the local decision. ... Bridgeport School Board Vice-Chairperson ...


October 11, 2013

In Sauda Baraka's op-ed that ran in the Connecticut Post on Friday ("Standing up for city students"), she refers to charter school operators as "for-profit enterprises."

Working Families’ chair’s appointment in limbo

October 3, 2018 |

Library board appointment in limbo By Brian Lockhart BRIDGEPORT — In this Democratic town, could Sauda Baraka’s prominent role in a minor party cost the community activist her longtime seat on the library ...

Bridgeport community and civil rights activist remembered

May 20, 2019 |

Advocating with her to rename Harding was Sauda Baraka, a former chair of the city school board. ... “I met her almost four decades ago,” Baraka recalled. ... Baraka called her part of a generation of ...

Opinion: Working Families Party ready to lead change in Bridgeport

October 8, 2019 |

Forum Working Families Party ready to lead change in Bridgeport By Sauda Efia Baraka In Bridgeport, Working Families Party elected officials have long shown their commitment to build a city that works for ...

Moore again accused of breaking election law

October 3, 2019 |

Rodrigues’ video shows his family was greeted by Moore campaign volunteer Sauda Baraka, who witnessed Rodrigues and Valle sign a petition that was lying atop a desk. But, technically, Moore, not Baraka, should ...

Bridgeport superintendent gets support from former board members

June 4, 2018 |

His concern was echoed by fellow board members John Bagely and Sauda Baraka, State Sen. ... “She demands high standards,” Baraka said. ... Bridgeport Schools Superintendent Aresta Johnson hugs Othniel ...

Politicking blamed for Bridgeport BOE officer shake-up

December 11, 2018 |

Joe Sokolovic New Bridgeport BOE Chairman John Weldon and board member Joe Sokolovic Bridgeport Board of Education member Hernan Illingworth argues with fellow board member Sauda Baraka during the board's ...

Harding assault could cost district

May 16, 2017 |

Sauda Baraka, the board vice chairman, said she supported the effort to resolve the case. “I don’t see it as an effort against our children, but more us being able to do the business of the board,” Baraka said.

Fired Bridgeport librarian files federal lawsuit

September 27, 2018 |

But Hughes’ complaint does not simply target white board members, but names all of the individuals who were members at the time he was fired, including minorities, at least one of whom — Sauda Baraka — had ...

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