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UPDATE: Oakland School Board Reinstates Popular Police Mentoring Program

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- A week after voting to cancel a popular mentoring program for Black youth, the Oakland school board has reversed course.

A majority voted Wednesday night to OK the OK Program.

Last week, the school district approved its George Floyd Resolution, removing all police from OUSD campuses. But that also canceled the OK Program, apparently because police officers are involved in it.

The 10-year-old mentoring program is operated by Acts Full Gospel Church, a pillar of the African American community in Oakland.

The OK Program has been in operation since 2009 with seven chapters across the country.

Oakland's chapter serves 344 young Black men and boys being mentored by local police officers.

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