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Moraga school district: Issue a formal apology to Kristen Cunnane

No victim is responsible for their perpetrator's actions, yet the Moraga school district and three other defendants claim Cunnane "was herself responsible for the acts and damages of which she claims."

This is not only absolutely impossible, it is offensive, invalidating, and sets an awful precedent. Cunnane was 12-13 years old when these assaults occurred, making her both below the age of consent and child. The defendants and their attorney Louis Leone claim that a child is responsible for the actions of her adult perpetrator, who was in a position of power over her as a teacher.

It is unacceptable for this to happen, and we call for a formal apology presented to Kristen Cunnane on behalf of the Moraga school district and their attorney for issuing this appalling statement.

This petition was delivered to:
  • President, Moraga School District school board
    Dexter Louie
  • Attorney, Moraga School District
    Louis Leone
  • Superintendent of Schools, Moraga School District
    Bruce K. Burns,

    Alyssa Gockley started this petition with a single signature, and won with 97 supporters. Start a petition to change something you care about.