Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Endorses Kelly Gonez

February 14, 2017

For Immediate Release

LOS ANGELES – Today Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced his endorsement of Kelly Gonez for school board. This endorsement continues a wave of community support for Kelly’s campaign.

“Kelly will be an effective community voice for our students and their families,” said Mayor Villaraigosa. “There is nothing more important than our children’s education, and, as a teacher, Kelly has the experience to help shape our schools so that all of our kids are on a path to a successful future.”

“I am so grateful for the Mayor’s support,” said Kelly. “It will take a true community effort to improve our schools and provide a great education for all students. I look forward to working with the Mayor, the community, and all our families to make that vision a reality.”

Kelly Gonez is running for school board to ensure all children have access to an excellent education. Kelly resides in Sylmar with her husband, Manuel. She currently teaches 7th grade science at a STEM-focused charter middle school in LAUSD.

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