NAME: Jaxx Swadi
OCCUPATION: Small enterprise proprietor
ADDRESS/WARD: Ward 3
POSITION YOU ARE RUNNING FOR: Halton District Faculty Board Milton trustee Wards 3 & 4
PREVIOUS POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: That is my first expertise operating in an election; nonetheless, that is my tenth yr navigating the general public faculty board system.
WHY HAVE YOU DECIDED TO RUN? Because the mom of a kid with particular wants, I need to guarantee all children, households and educators really feel supported. I based the native on-line Distant Help Group in 2020 throughout COVID, which had over 1,000 members. It was a secure area to get recommendation, together with up-to-date info.
WHAT ARE YOUR TOP THREE ISSUES? Households need open communication and transparency. They need current bullying insurance policies to be reviewed, and undoubtedly further training and helps surrounding particular wants and disabilities, psychological well being, bullying, 2SLGBTQ+, our BIPOC group, and marginalized households.
IF ELECTED, WHAT DO YOU PLAN TO ACCOMPLISH IN YOUR FIRST 100 DAYS? Guaranteeing households know I am approachable and out there to whomever wants the help. Attending to know my households and educators and forging these relationships is extremely necessary to me. I’ll evaluate current insurance policies, and produce my concepts and solutions to the desk. Bringing change is a crew effort.
HOW WILL YOU EMBRACE AND CHAMPION DIVERSITY IN THIS ROLE? Milton is such a various group made up of so many superb cultures, languages, religions, talents. It’s crucial to me that everybody feels embraced in each capability. Unimaginable issues occur when folks really feel heard and supported! Inclusion issues. For all households.