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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Alameda County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Jean Quan

Candidate for
Councilmember; City of Oakland; District 4

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Educator
  • School Board Member for District 4, 11 years
  • Co-Chair and Co-Founder, Chabot Science Center
  • Councilman Spees' Appointee to the City Budget Advisory Committee
  • Board Member, National Marcus A. Foster Educational Institute
  • Board Member, East Bay American Red Cross
  • Chair-Emeritus, Council of Urban Boards of Education, National School Board Association
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • I will make sure the city and school district work together to improve our schools, libraries, after-school programs and parks
  • I will take the lead in enhancing our neighborhoods with adequate fire and emergency services, affordable housing and retail shopping
  • Full-time council commitment and open community forums
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Key Endorsements
  • Superintendent Dennis Chaconas
  • Assemblywoman Wilma Chan
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee
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Position Papers
There are no easy solutions for the escalating violence in our city. We need a comprehensive strategy that combines preventative youth programs with community policing and support for families.
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