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Allison’s public comment at final map hearing 4/24/24

I’m speaking for those left fallen through the cracks amidst other regional politics. Last week my daughter’s teacher told me, “Keep fighting for us.” She’s a US born graduate level educated Latina bilingual educator. She said to me, “I know my place. When I speak up for us Latinos in education I get dismissed or […]

Allison’s response to release of Map 8

I appreciate the many efforts to come close to the prioritized Hispanic/Latino Citizens of Voting Age Population (CVAP) of 28.4% in Maps 2-4, including the recent addition of Map 8 with a Hispanic/Latino CVAP percentage of 28%.  After the inclusion of Map 8, I am looking at the numbers of actual human Hispanic/Latino voters behind […]

Allison’s public comment at March 20 Map Hearing

I appreciate everyone’s dedication, care, and work on the redistricting process. Equity can look a lot of different ways with different outcomes and methods. It should always center the vulnerable and those who are the most marginalized by these processes. The fact that these maps created a trustee area that prioritized Hispanics/Latinos seems to have […]