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Vangie Castro

Progressive Politics


"I believe that truth, knowledge, and education are the foundations to creating a better future for us all."

Photo Credit: William Forsman, 2016

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Diverse Leadership for A Better Future

I believe that truth, knowledge, and education are the foundations to creating a better future for us all. That shining a light on the darkness, hate, and division in our current social and political landscape can be changed. Not just by me, but by all of us working together and wanting better for ourselves and future generations.

We make certain sacrifices for our personal safety when folks like me stands up and speaks truth to power, even when I'm scared, even when I don't think I'm the best person for the job, and yet, here we are.

I think a fully funded, quality education, and continuation of addressing systemic issues that hurt and harm students that are historically marginalized, unseen, unheard, and underfunded can solve all the world's problems.

Now that I've said all this, I am announcing my run for the Rochester Public School Board ISD 535. Good luck to everyone who are currently running and planning to run for an elected office. May the wind always be on your backs and the faith of the community be on your side.

Thank you and looking forward to seeing y'all on the campaign trail.

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