Steilacoom Historical School District

Director Pos. 2

PCYD's Endorse Jugal Thakor

One candidate running for this position responded to our questionnaire:
Jugal Thakor

One candidate did not respond to our questionnaire:
Jason Pierce
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Sanctuary Status

Do you support Sanctuary Status for the area you would represent? Please explain.

Jugal Thakor

Yes

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)

Jugal Thakor

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?

Jugal Thakor

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?

Jugal Thakor

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?

Jugal Thakor

I listen to student & parents needs more then politicians wish...

Police-Minority Relations

Do you have any plans for improving police-minority relations? Please explain your response.

Jugal Thakor

Yes

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.

Homelessness

How will you advocate for the homeless population? Including in regards to city camp sweeps and voting rights?

Jugal Thakor

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.

Jugal Thakor

Yes

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?

Jugal Thakor

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?

Jugal Thakor

No

Do you have any staff from PCYDs currently working or volunteering for you? If so, what are their names?

Jugal Thakor

No

No.

What consultants for this current campaign have you worked/collaborated with?

Jugal Thakor

None.