During his time on our Community College Board, Trustee Mike Fong has created job-training programs and collaborated with Mayor Eric Garcetti on the Los Angeles College Promise program making two years of community college tuition-free expanding college access and opportunity for thousands of local students.
As Trustee, Mike led efforts to increase student success, expand dual enrollment programs, create high growth sector job training programs, and make the Colleges and District more responsive to the needs of students and the local community. Trustee Mike Fong supported the creation of Dream Resource Centers and supported additional resources and partnerships helping address student basic needs including food insecurity and housing insecurity. In addition, Trustee Mike Fong also supported the African American Outreach Initiative and LACCD Framework for Racial Equity and Social Justice.
Now, Mike is running for re-election to serve as your Member of the Board of Trustees for the Los Angeles Community College District, Seat 7 to serve as the effective and progressive advocate that we need embracing the hopes and aspirations of our students.
As our Trustee, Mike Fong will work to:
-Expand workforce education and create high-growth sector job training programs.
-Increase student success.
-Expand dual enrollment programs enabling high school students to enroll in college courses.
-Increase access to resources bridging the digital divide in distance learning.
-Modernize classrooms and facilities for our students, faculty, and staff.
-Expand diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
-Expand initiatives and partnerships addressing basic needs including food and housing insecurity.
-Ensure every student has access to a quality education.
Mike Fong is endorsed by Mayor Eric Garcetti, Congressman Ted Lieu, State Controller Betty Yee, Senator Maria Elena Durazo, Assemblymember Mike Gibson, Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel, Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price, Los Angeles City Councilmember Monica Rodriguez, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, along with local community leaders because he has a proven record of getting things done for students, families, and communities of the Los Angeles Community College District.
“I am running for re-election to the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees Seat 7 to continue finding commonsense solutions to the problems we face and ensure that the our colleges remain a bastion for progressive values and good public policy embracing the hopes and aspirations of our students, families, and community. I would be honored to earn your vote.”