With nearly all ballots counted for the June 21, 2022 election, results show that Alton Wang’s lead continues to grow in the election for Pasadena Area Community College Trustee representing Area 7, which includes parts of Arcadia and Temple City.
By News Desk
Alton Wang released the following statement declaring victory:
I am humbled and honored by the support from voters in Arcadia and Temple City in entrusting our campaign to put student success first and bring a new voice for positive change to Pasadena City College. As a son of immigrants born and raised in this community, I am particularly proud that we ran a positive, issues-focused campaign that reflects our community’s values – without resorting to attacks or deception.
As an incoming Trustee, I look forward to being an accessible and responsive representative working with our students, faculty, and community members alike to ensure that everyone can access an affordable, high-quality public education – and move our community forward, together.
Alton Wang is the son of immigrants and a second-generation Arcadian educated in local public schools. He understands first hand that community colleges open doors.
Alton’s parents were students at Pasadena City College, an institution that gave them opportunities to learn English, earn credits towards a four-year college degree, and apply their learning to start small businesses that serve our neighborhoods. They are Alton’s inspiration.
Alton ran for Pasadena City College Trustee to ensure that every person can benefit from an affordable, high-quality education. Alton is a nonprofit advocate, community organizer, and congressional policy advisor who has worked on improving education, promoting civic engagement, and empowering our neighborhoods.
As Trustee, Alton vows to work with teachers, students, and neighbors “to make sure that PCC provides outstanding learning opportunities so that every student can achieve their full potential.”
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