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November 7, 2017 — Local Elections
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Whittier City School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Caro Jauregui

Health Policy Manager
1,515 votes (15.33%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure Children Perform at Grade Level
  • Improve Innovative Programs Like STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)
  • Foster Positive School Environments

Experience

Experience

Profession:Health Policy Manager with a focus on child safety
Senior Manager of Policy and Programs, California Walks (2015–current)

Education

Mills College Masters, Public Policy (2013)
University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Arts, Peace and Conflict Studies (2008)

Biography

Carolina “Caro” Jauregui is a proud daughter of immigrants from Mexico. She grew up in West Whittier where she attended local public schools; Daniel Phelan Elementary, George Washington Elementary (now closed), Katherine Edwards Middle School and Pioneer High School.

A first generation college graduate and former English Language Learner (ELL), Caro excelled in college with the help of programs like Upward Bound. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, with a full ride from the Gates Millennium Scholarship, where she received her bachelor degree in Peace and Conflict Studies. She also received a Master’s in Public Policy from Mills College.

Caro has dedicated her life to resolving public health disparities and increasing civic engagement. Caro is currently:

  •  The Senior Manager of Policy and Programs for California Walks, a statewide nonprofit, working on pedestrian safety issues with a focus on equity in Los Angeles and Orange County and child safety.
  • A member of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Community Advisory Committee for the West Whittier-Los Nietos Pedestrian Master Plan.
  • A Board Secretary for SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Democratic Party Delegate for Assembly District 57.

 

 

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (5)

  • Whittier Voters Coalition
  • Whittier Latino Coalition
  • Los Angeles County Federation of Labor
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party
  • Whittier Peace and Justice Coalition

Elected Officials (6)

  • Honorable Cecilia Ruiz Perez, Whittier City School District, Board President
  • Honorable Josue Alvarado, City of Whittier Councilmember, District 1
  • Honorable Ian Calderon, Majority Leader, Assemblymember, 57th District
  • Honorable Tony Mendoza, State Senator, District 32
  • Honorable Janice Hahn, Los Angeles County Supervisor, 4th District
  • Honorable Gil Cedillo, Los Angeles Councilmember, District 1

Individuals (5)

  • Dolores Huerta, Co-founder United Farm Workers
  • Gary Hardie, Lynwood Unified School District, School Board Member
  • Delia Morales, retired Educator and City of Whittier, Parks and Recreation, Commissioner
  • Angie Medina, Los Angeles County Public Library Commissioner
  • Javier Gonzalez, former Whittier City School District Board Trustee and 1996 California Teacher of the Year

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