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This is a paramount moment for the city of Merced CA. For the first time there will be district elections for the City Council, providing proper representation of the communities in Merced.
Chris is a writing professor at University of California, Merced, who teaches first generation college students. He believes that one of the greatest assets Merced has is their youth, who currently make up a third of the population of 81,102. Providing youth with positive opportunities for engagement, leadership development, and creating a college promise for the county will ensure a promising future for Merced. He understands the success of our local businesses are critical in creating more jobs, improving the health of our economy, and growing our community in a fashion where it is sustainable and strengthening our most valuable assets. Chris understands the importance of establishing strong ties to the local college campus, UC Merced, in that it will benefit the students and citizens of our city and reestablish our community for a better tomorrow.
We need a progressive leader here in the Central Valley to change the status quo and propel the breadbasket of the world forward!