First Woman to Serve As California Assembly Speaker pro Tempore says Fowler has the ‘experience and vision needed’ for Los Angeles Community Colleges
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. –District 3 Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl has endorsed Dallas Fowler for Seat 4 on Los Angeles’ Community College Board of Trustees.
“I’m happy to endorse Dallas Fowler for the Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. “As the first woman to serve as Speaker pro Tempore of the California Assembly, and as a County Supervisor who cares about education, I’m glad to support a woman with the commitment, experience and vision needed to build the future success of our Los Angeles Community Colleges.”
In response to Supervisor Kuehl’s statement, Fowler said:
"I have long admired Supervisor Kuehl. She recognizes the importance in not just electing women leaders but supporting women leaders who have the vision, tenacity and insight that’s needed to lead us through the 21st century. It’s an honor to have her support in this race.”
Dallas is currently a candidate for Los Angeles Community College District’s Seat 4. The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the country, spanning 36 cities in Los Angeles County and serving nearly 250,000 students per year at its nine colleges. Drawing 80 percent of its enrollment from historically underserved populations, LACCD offers affordable and accredited higher education that empowers students to transfer to four-year institutions, earn associate's degrees, and obtain training and job skills that open doors to lifelong opportunities.
A proud Los Angeles native, Dallas Fowler served in Mayor Eric Garcetti's cabinet as a Commissioner on the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioner’s Police Permit Review Board. She is a graduate of Florida A & M University’s School of Business & Industry and Principal of Daltek Global Solutions, LLC, a boutique digital and print media firm specializing in outreach, political and business development consulting. She holds over tens years of experience in supplier diversity & community affairs and fifteen plus years in project management and event planning. A life-long Democrat, Dallas has been actively working on political campaigns for over twenty years. As a graduate and former alumnae association President for the Los Angeles African American Women's Public Policy Institute, Dallas currently serves on their faculty providing training in campaign communications. She also currently serves on the boards of and the Museum of African American Art and the South L.A. youth outreach non-profit C.H.A.N.G.E.S. Her service to Los Angeles was honored in 2015 by the National Action Network when she was awarded one of the Most Influential Persons Under 40 in Los Angeles. Fowler previously served on the Commission on the Status of Women in the City of Los Angeles as a delegate to the National Association of Commissions for Women.
The election will be held March 7, 2017. For more information on Dallas, please visit dallasfowler.com and follow @YoDallas on Twitter, @DallasDFowler on Facebook and the hashtag #Dallas4LACCD.