Supporters

Elected Officials

Richard Alarcon, Former Member of the Los Angeles City Council, California State Assembly, and California State Senate

Sylvia Ballin - Council Member and Mayor, and Former Vice-Mayor, City of San Fernando 

Kathryn Barger - Supervisor, County of Los Angeles

Arne Duncan - Former Education Secretary, United States 

Joel Fajardo - Vice Mayor, City of San Fernando 

Yolie Flores - Former Member, LAUSD Board of Education

Laura Friedman - Member, California State Assembly, (AD 43)

Mike Gatto - Former Member, California State Assembly, (AD 43) 

George Miller - Former Congressman (D-CA 11), and Chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee (2007-2011)

Cindy Montanez, CEO of TreePeople, Former Member of California State Assembly, Former Mayor and City Council Member of San Fernando

Mónica Ratliff - Member, LAUSD Board of Education

Richard Riordan - Former Mayor, City of Los Angeles 

Antonio Villaraigosa - Former Mayor, City of Los Angeles 

Organizations

Avance Democratic Club

California Charter Schools Association 

Democrats for Education Reform

HONOR PAC

International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 13

Latino Coalition of Los Angeles PAC

Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles Times

National Women's Political Caucus 

Parent Teacher Alliance

Sierra Club, Los Angeles Chapter

Community Leaders

Elisa Avalos, Pacoima Parent and Community Activist

Olga Ayala, Community Activist & Former Los Angeles City Council District 7 Candidate

Benny Bernal, Former Vice President of SEIU Local 99, LAUSD Transportation Supervisor, Co-Chair Churches in Action, Former Los Angeles City Council District 7 Candidate, Former Congressional Candidate (CA-29)

David Barron, Member, Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council

Gilbert Berriozabal, Small Business Owner, San Fernando

Xitlali Castro, Sylmar Parent and Community Leader

Nicole Chase, Development and Marketing Director at Boys & Girls Club of San Fernando Valley, and Former Los Angeles City Council District 7 Candidate

Krystee Clark, President, Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council, Former Los Angeles City Council District 7 Candidate

Manny Figueras, North Hollywood Community Leader 

Lydia Grant, Former Los Angeles City Commissioner at Board of Neighborhood Commissioners and Community Activist

Ramona Morena Lopez, Pacoima Parent and Community Activist

Baltazar Martinez, Small Business Owner, San Fernando

Venessa Martinez, Attorney & Former Los Angeles City Council District 7 Candidate

Gina Perez, San Fernando Parent and Community Leader

Savannah Pinedo, Youth Representative, Mission Hills Neighborhood Council

Edwin Ramirez, Former President of Pacoima Neighborhood Council, Former President of Title I Parents North East Valley, and Pacoima Community Leader

Dr. David Rodriguez, Member, Sylmar Neighborhood Council

Nina Royal, Sunland Small Business Owner

Esmeralda Ruvalcaba, Pacoima Small Business Owner

Maria Silva, LAUSD Educator, and Member, Sylmar Neighborhood Council

Norma Virgen, Sylmar Parent and Community Activist

 

 

 

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