Marielle Williamson

Local high school senior Marielle Williamson is suing LAUSD.

Eagle Rock -- A high school student is part of a federal lawsuit against the school district for hindering her efforts to present information about alternatives to dairy milk at Eagle Rock Junior/Senior High School.

Marielle Williamson, head of the school's Animal Awareness Club, attempted to share information regarding the health concerns of drinking cow's milk, the limited access to plant-based milk products at schools, and other issues.

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Monica Rodriguez is a freelance writer. She has more than two decades of experience in daily journalism working for news publications in Pennsylvania and California. She is a product of Boyle Heights and continues to call the community home.

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