"Tanya’s experience as a teacher and advocate in LAUSD, along with her legal background, makes her the best choice for students in District 7. She’s been an uncompromising champion for students by working directly with educators and redefining school discipline with compassion. We need her tenacity and leadership on the Board. I’m confident Tanya will fight tirelessly for LAUSD’s children and families.”

                                                                                                           LAUSD Board Member Kelly Gonez

“Tanya Ortiz Franklin inspires, persists and delivers for students and families in LA. Her passion for high quality education, restorative justice and system change has impacted thousands of lives in our communities. She will lead & bring people together to serve all children well as a member of the School Board.”

                                                                                                           LAUSD Board Member Mónica García

“Tanya Ortiz Franklin is a homegrown educator and advocate from LAUnified and Board District 7, who knows what students and teachers need to be successful in this uniquely challenging time. “She has spent her life in this community fighting for children’s rights to a high-quality public education that develops their full potential and prepares them to thrive in college and career. I know that her unrelenting focus on restorative justice and ensuring equitable resources get to our students will bring increased urgency to the important work on the LA Unified Board of Education.”

                                                                                                           LAUSD Board Member Nick Melvoin


Richard Riordan, Former LA Mayor

Kelly Gonez, LAUSD Board Member

Mónica García, LAUSD Board Member

Nick Melvoin, LAUSD Board Member



Latinas Lead California

National Women’s Political Caucus, LA Metro 

Allies for Educational Equity 

Keith Nakano, LAUSD, Principal

Kimberley Fortier, LAUSD, Educator

Marcela Alvarez, Para Los Niños, Teacher

Maresa Yates, LAUSD, Educator

Maribel Galan, Chapman University 

Marissa Martinez, LAUSD, Principal

Michelle Hodara, Ph.D., Education Northwest Manager

Mihee Chu, LAUSD, Teacher

Miri Wexler, School Leader Lab, School leader development

Nicole Fauscette, Children’s Institute LMFT

Noah Bardach, Universal Human Rights Initiative, Human Rights Education Advocate

Rachel Torrey, Young Eisner Scholars, Program Director

Randell Erving, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

Raquel Williams, LAUSD, Educator

Richard Pelayo, Leadership for Educational Equity, Director of Organizing

Saul Jimenez, LAUSD, Teacher

Sean Holiday, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Principal

Shawn Peyatt, LAUSD, Assistant Principal

Shelby Myrick, Community Member

Stephanie Kozofsky, Teach for America, Manager

Whitney Luigs, Green Dot Public Schools, Teacher

Wilber Rubio, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Special Education Teacher

Winston Chang, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Teacher

Yolanda Grisolia, LAUSD, Teacher

Yumi Kawasaki, LAUSD, Assistant Principal

Adriana Gutierrez, LAUSD, Counselor

Allison Boyce, LAUSD, Teacher

Almease Byrd, LAUSD School Mental Health, Psychiatric Social Worker

Amanda Cermak, City Language Immersion Charter, Teacher

Ana Infante, Retired LAUSD, Teacher 

Andrew Murphy, Teach for America, Managing Director

Annamarie Francois, UCLA Center X, Executive Director

Ben Feinberg, LAUSD, Teacher

Ben Gertner, LAUSD, Principal

Beth Gibbons, Educational Equity Advocate

Candice Tyloch, Las Virgenes Unified School District, Teacher

Carolyn Webb de Macias, Vice President Emeritus USC

Catherine Haskins, LAUSD, Teacher

Charles Snow, Da Vinci Schools, Teacher

Courtney Ebo, LAUSD Parent

Cristina Delgado, LAUSD, Teacher

Daniel Carrillo, LAUSD, Principal

Donna Fauscette, Community Member

Earl Turner, PowerMyLearning, Blended Learning Specialist

Garrett Elliott, LAUSD, Teacher

Helen Zinger, Retired 

Jennifer Hornback, LAUSD, Teacher

Jessie Erskine, Citizens of the World Charter, SEL Director

John Fugatt, The Pines Christian School, Teacher

Juan Jauregui, Elk Grove Unified School District, School Administrator

Julia Keplinger, LAUSD, Teacher

Julie Lyndsay, Western Governors University, Teachers College Course Instructor

Karina Casarrubias, KIPP, Teacher

Kathryn Anderson, Teach For America, Managing Director

Community Members

Courtney Ebo, LAUSD Parent

John Frame, Community Member

Martha Gomez, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Attorney

Pam Burga, Live Nation Entertainment, Manager

Pavithra Menon 

Tanya is running for school board to accelerate a community-driven, expertly-supported approach to budgeting and decision-making so that all students graduate prepared to thrive in the college and career of their choice.

If you're a parent, teacher, advocate, or concerned community member, our campaign would welcome your endorsement and input. All endorsements will be listed as personal endorsements, schools and organizations are for identification purposes only.

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Encino, CA 91436



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