• Kevine Boggess

  • Elect Kevine Boggess to keep San Francisco on the right track.

    About the Position
    San Francisco Unified School District is the seventh-largest school district in California, serving over 57,000 students annually. Members of the San Francisco Unified Board of Education are elected in an at-large race every even-numbered year. The term limit for this position is four years. 

    About the District
    San Francisco Unified School District is located in San Francisco County. The district contains over 127 schools and oversees a budget of over $737 million. The district is fairly diverse, with a 34 percent Asian student population and a 15 percent Latinx student population. Democrats typically hold this county. The most recent election results show San Francisco County voted for Hillary Clinton for president in 2016 and Gavin Newsom for governor in 2018.

    About the Candidate
    Kevine Boggess, education policy director at Coleman Advocated for Children and Youth, is from San Francisco, California. According to campaign materials, Boggess is running for election to rebuild trust and accountability within the school board, close achievement and opportunity gaps among disenfranchised students, and invest funding into classrooms and staffing.

    As a lifelong resident and student of San Francisco Unified School District, Boggess has witnessed firsthand both the strengths and weaknesses of the district’s education system. He aims to center the voices of youth, educators, families, and community members to address issues, and believes that those most affected by the school board’s choices should be paramount in the decision-making process. Boggess’s campaign emphasizes the need for trust, accountability, and equity, and assures that his education policies will seek to establish those elements both within the district and the annual budget. He is committed to fighting for new revenue so that schools are fully equipped and staffed. Boggess is especially dedicated to serving students of color, and addressing the disproportionate inequalities they face within San Francisco schools. 

    Boggess has served as the education policy director at Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth for nearly ten years. Through his work, he has aimed to transform San Francisco schools through policy change at the local, state, and national levels. In his position, Kevine dedicates time each week to meet with students, families, and teachers to understand their conditions and needs. He showcases an understanding both inside and outside his professional role. Kevine is also a leader in the San Francisco Black community, and is spearheading the fight to keep SF police out of public schools. 

    Boggess is endorsed by a strong majority of progressive groups in the district. These include San Francisco Labor Council, People’s Action, Bay Rising Action, and the Affordable Housing Alliance. Kevine also holds a longstanding relationship with SF Rising, a notable progressive organization within the Bay Area. According to our analysis, Kevine Boggess is the strongest choice for equitable and representative leadership in office.


     

    Last updated: 2020-10-09

    Kevine Boggess

    Elect Kevine Boggess to keep San Francisco on the right track.

    About the Position

    Kevine Boggess

    Elect Kevine Boggess to keep San Francisco on the right track.

    About the Position

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