Quality Schools for All
I believe that every child has a right to a quality education no matter what school they attend. Education begins in early childhood and continues through college, and to enable the success of our students is a common goal we all share in order to secure our own future. Whether it be:
Get our schools COVID-19 safe and well equipped to provide a healthy, clean and safe environment for our students return to school.
Help to close the school-readiness gap by promoting early childhood programs by supporting and funding universal pre-K.
Funding for after-school programs and activities beyond what the classroom provides.
Maintaining drug free zone, safe, healthy environments, including new modern safe buildings and classrooms.
Partnering with the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks (RAP) and LAUSD to provide safe parks and environments for our youth by securing more green space.
Support programs for college and career counseling and financial aid advice.
I will continue to work every day to help make our school in our city a great school. And this starts with making sure our teachers and administrators have the resources and funding required to be successful, as well as supporting and funding universal pre-K. Studies have shown that is when it is most crucial for their successful development.
As a product of the public system, I know how important it is to create an educational environment that enables students of all backgrounds to reach their maximum potential. It means making sure children feel safe and welcomed in well-maintained schools and classrooms. That’s no small mission. I support and applaud the hard-working women and men who teach our children and prepare them for the future. They play one of the most important and selfless roles I could imagine.
Education does not just mean K-12, it includes special needs children, vocational and trade schools, adult learning centers and English-language learning programs. We must provide tools, resources and opportunities to help every member of our community thrive. That means bringing our local labor organizations together with vocational schools to help individuals build careers in the trades.
A good education not only prepares us and our children for the future, but educational institutions serve as the hubs of a neighborhood. They keep people in a community. Working together to make sure we offer everyone excellent education in life is in all of our best interest.