Director Pos. 2
PCYD's Endorse Jugal Thakor
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Do you support Sanctuary Status for the area you would represent? Please explain.
Yes. I believe in treating everyone as Human and equally. I would defend in my power to keep our kids in school regardless of their status in this country.
PCYD & WA Democrats Resolutions
What resolutions from PCYDs or the WA Democrat State Party do you align with?
(PCYD: Decline to Sign I-1552, Petition: Tacoma City Council: Protect Undocumented Immigrants #HereToStay)
I will absolutely support to protect Undocumented Immigrants and ask every mayor, governors, law makers to give them documents to work and pay fair share of taxes, buy insurance, buy homes, raise family in safe America. Its good for our Nation economy, good for families and kids.
Goals & Needs of Constituency
If you could achieve three accomplishments in your coming term, what would they be?
I would like to start STEM program in our school district. Next wave of jobs are going to be STEM related. I prefer to have more AP classes earlier in High school years so that kids do not feel pressured when they enter college and fall apart. I would support raising teachers salary and better, brighter and greener classrooms.
What are the top five needs of your constituency?
STEM program, Advance Placement Classes in High Schools, Technology in Elementary schools, Balance spending budget money between no child left behind and highly capable
Connecting with Young People
How do you plan to involve the voices and needs of young people?
I listen to student & parents needs more then politicians wish...
Do you have any plans for improving police-minority relations? Please explain your response.
Yes. Community involvement from police is the way of dealing and stopping many issues in our society. No force require, but more understanding is required.
How will you advocate for the homeless population? Including in regards to city camp sweeps and voting rights?
My position does not impact Homeless situation.
Net Neutrality & Internet Privacy
Would you advocate for Net Neutrality on a Federal Level? Please explain your response.
Note: There was an error when creating the questionnaire that originally required a 2250 character response. Any additional characters candidates added as filler only have been removed.
Yes. We leave in free press, free speech and freedom for all country. This was set up by our four fathers and I would like to keep it that way.
How would you protect people in your area from having their info sold through ISP?
I would encourage them to contact right government agency, news channels and other non profit orgs to help their voices heard.
Incumbency, PCYD's Involved & Campaign Consultants
Are you an incumbent to this position?
Do you have any staff from PCYDs currently working or volunteering for you? If so, what are their names?
What consultants for this current campaign have you worked/collaborated with?