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San Francisco County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Community College Board; County of San Francisco Voter Information

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Anita Grier 98,652 votes 26.71%

  • Occupation: Educator
  • City College Graduate
  • Bachelor of Arts, SF State University
  • Master of Arts, SF State University
  • Doctoral degree, University of San Francisco
  • Develop a seamless relationship between the San Francisco Unified School District and City College of San Francisco
  • Completion of the Mission Campus and the Chinatown /North Beach campuses
  • Increase the number of transfer students to 4 year colleges/universities
Lawrence Wong 83,545 votes 22.62%
  • 8 year member of the College Board
  • Former S.F. Human Rights Commissioner
  • Born and raised in S.F. Chinatown
  • Education and human rights activist
  • Construction of new campuses such as North Beach, Chinatown, Mission and other facilities, Health and Wellness Center.
  • Counseling and mentoring for At-Risk Students such as counseling and mentoring;
  • Lobbying for additional State Funding for additional programs and classes
Johnnie L. Carter, Jr. 70,278 votes 19.03%
  • Occupation: Senate Education Liason
  • Vice-President, Community College Board of San Francisco
  • Increasing job-training opportunities for people unemployed due to the current economic downturn.
  • Improving and expanding academic courses that address our diverse community needs.
  • Increasing the transfer of students to four year colleges and universities
Peter B. Gallegos 64,204 votes 17.39%
  • Occupation: Director Educational Programs
  • Director Mission Accomplish
  • Improving student outreach and mentoring programs for students and their families.
  • Collaboration and partnerhips with employers through school-to-career programs that will result in quality internships and jobs for CCSF students.
  • Building new state of the art campuses in the Mission and Chinatown/Northbeach communities that are fiscally responsible.
Abel Mouton 35,214 votes 9.54%
  • Occupation: Newspaper Editor
  • Veteran of many progressive campaigns in Northern California
  • Public Power Advocate
  • Anti-war activist
  • Immigrant rights activist
  • Music instructor for children
  • Environmental activist
  • Democratization of CCSF by making the Board transparent and accountable
  • For the replacement of the current Board with an elected Board of Students faculty and staff
  • For progressive taxation on big businesses to guarantee education for all, an end to all barriers for immigrants to attend CCSF
Amarcy D. Berry 16,127 votes 4.37%
  • Occupation: Self-employed bookkeeper
  • Small business owner
  • Executive Board member, San Francisco Libertarian Party
  • MBA (Finance), San Francisco State University
  • BA (International Business) San Francisco State University
  • AA (Literature), City College of San Francisco
  • Prudent expenditure of taxpayers' money
  • Preparation of students to join the workforce or transfer to a 4-year college
  • Strengthening of school/workplace communication

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