It is so good to get the endorsement of our Democrats from LA County and from the San Fernando Valley!
Founded nearly 50 years ago by Congressmen Henry Waxman and Howard Berman and former City Controller Rick Tuttle and others, the Los Angeles County Young Democrats is the largest organization in California focused on giving young people a voice and a vehicle for activism in local, state, and federal political issues.
With more than 1,400 members and supporters and dozens of local, state, and federal candidates either members or helped into office by the Club, LACYD remains at the forefront of keeping Young Democrats engaged, informed, and heard on issues of importance to young people.
The San Fernando Valley Young Democrats shall endeavor to stimulate in young people an active interest in governmental affairs, increase the efficiency of our government, maintain the viability of our free institutions, and contribute to the growth and influence of the ideals and philosophy of the Democratic Party.
Thank you for your endorsement!
It’s not everyday that you get the support of 800,000 workers who are working, day in and day out, to bring lasting change to Los Angeles! The endorsement by the County Federation of workers means being supported by a movement for justice and opportunity. It is a great honor.
Thank you for your support!
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Diane Ravitch, an eminent historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and a research professor at New York University and previously U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, has endorsed Scott! Ravitch has been the titular leader of the grass-roots movement against corporate school reform since 2010 when her book “The Death and Life of the Great American School System” was published and quickly became a bestseller.
Scott is proud to have her endorsement: “Diane’s endorsement means so much to me because she is a true champion for our kids, for our teachers, and for protecting our neighborhood public schools.”
The Armenian National Committee of America Western Region has endorsed Scott Schmerelson for Los Angeles Unified School Board, District 3.
The endorsement followed a meeting between Board member Schmerelson and representatives of the ANCA Western Region Board of Directors and members of ANCA Western Region Education Committee.
“Over the years, Mr. Schmerelson has been immensely supportive of continuing the education on the Armenian Genocide and expanding its coverage in Los Angeles District schools,” remarked ANCA-WR Board Chair Nora Hovsepian, Esq. “He has been helpful in organizing professional development workshops for teachers about the Armenian Genocide and over the years has stood shoulder to shoulder with our community on Armenian issues.”
Board member Scott Schmerelson represents the Third District of Los Angeles Unified School District, which encompasses San Fernando Valley neighborhoods of Van Nuys, Reseda, Lake, and North Hollywood, among other areas.
“I am highly honored to be endorsed by the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region, an organization which represent the Armenian children, parents, educators and community all through the western United States. They fight for the rights of all children in our district, not just Armenian students. They provide excellent professional development for our teachers and administrators that focus on a curriculum that recognizes that we all matter and contribute to having a well-educated and informed community.”
During the meeting, Mr. Schmerelson also expressed his commitment to continuing to represent the Armenian students of the Third District, and making sure that teachers are have the resources available to teach about the Armenian Genocide. He also spoke about the importance of equipping teachers of LAUSD with knowledge and understanding about the Armenian Genocide through professional development workshops.
The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region is the largest and most influential nonpartisan Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States. Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout the Western United States and affiliated organizations around the country, the ANCA-WR advances the concerns of the Armenian American community on a broad range of issues in pursuit of the Armenian Cause.