Bakersfield, California 2020-07-31 21:50:00 –
Chris Cruz-Boone will officially announce her candidacy and platform for the Bakersfield City School District area three trustee seat at 1:30 p.m. Monday on a Zoom meeting.
Cruz-Boone is a Bakersfield native and educator who has long been a leader in her community and church, according to a news release. She has served as parliamentarian for the Downtown Elementary Parent Teacher Association, and over the last decade she has worked on several state and federal education committees.
As a professor of communication at Bakersfield College, Cruz-Boone believes that public education provides hope and her platform includes advocating for social justice, arts and higher education.