Eli Hernandez said he has heard various stories in the Auburn community involving claims of racial discrimination and bias.
He said he has heard from folks who have claimed they were not given fair opportunities for housing, or parents who believed their children were not receiving certain school services. As a member of the Auburn school board and president of the local NAACP chapter, Hernandez said he has seen those types of issues individually addressed, though the trend troubles him.
He wants it to stop. To that end, Hernandez worked with city officials to organize a special meeting of the Auburn City Council this Saturday.