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March 7, 2017 — Local Elections
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City of South GateCandidate for City Council

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Mary L. Johnson

Community Volunteer
418 votes (5.41%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Economic Development ,that increase jobs opportunity for families and invest.
  • Protect the civil rights of all individual in the community.
  • Public safety building relationship between community and police department.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Occupation: Community Advocate , Public Servant and mother of four that has dedicated herself to our community.
Co/Insuctor, Pepperdine University (2005–current)
South Gate Park Commissioner, City Of South Gate — Appointed position (2004–2006)

Community Activities

President, Los Angeles Unified School District Parent Collaborative (2005–2012)

Biography

Mary Johnson is a Co/Instructor of Urban Schooling at Pepperdine University GSEP, specializes in teaching racial and cultural differences in urban schools, affect the ways teachers, parents, and students interact. My expertise is as follows:

Area of Expertise: Urban Education, Parent Involvement/Engagement, ESSA, Equity, Parents and Students Rights and Education Reform.

 

Community Advocate Journey:

  • Fought against Albert Robles & corruption of City Council 2003 South Gate
  • Opposed Utility tax in the City of South Gate and won.
  • Spearhead movement to bring back traditional school calendar
  • Fought to save South Gate Police Department (2003)

 

Honor & Awards

  • LAUSD Parent Collaborative
  • Woman of Distinction, Assemblyman Ricardo Lara (2011)
  • Outstanding Community Hero-Congresswoman Linda Sanchez
  • Special Education Award, Loyola Marymount University (2007)
  • City Of South Gate Hero (2000)

Endorsement: 

Director Leticia Vasquez, Central Water Basin 

Araceli Dominquez, Community Leader

Edwin Hernandez, Pastor

Justina Paque, Community Advocate

Nick Godoy, Community Leader 

Website: www.votemary4southgate.org

 

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Pastor Edwin Hernandez, South Gate Pastor
  • Nick Godoy, Community Leader
  • Leticia Vasque, Director. of Central Water Basin

Candidate Contact Info

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