Marvin Rodriguez: Honest and Courageous Leadership

This candidate for LAUSD School Board seeks to earn the vote of those who have lost trust in a system they perceive as corrupt.

“If we’re in the service of educating and building young minds, the process can no longer be one guided by self-interest and preservation.”




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Carl J. Petersen

Carl J. Petersen

Parent, special education advocate and former LAUSD School Board candidate. Still fighting for the children. www.ChangeTheLAUSD.com

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