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Los Angeles County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Donna Block

Candidate for
Member of the City Council; City of Santa Monica

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Santa Monica resident, ten years Age 44 Product designer, investment casting Child advocate for education, health & safety and the arts Community advocate

Community Service, Boards and Committees

  • Mid-City Neighbors Board of Directors, former Vice President
  • Neighborhood Council
  • League of Women Voters
  • Co-founder of `Save our Playgrounds' Coalition
  • Secretary of the SMMUSD District Advisory Committee on Fine Arts
  • Former PTA President & Co-founder, McKinley Elementary
  • After School Enrichment Program
  • SMMUSD Committee on After School Enrichment Programs
  • General Advisory Board, Santa Monica College

Education Priorities

  • Increased funding to the School District
  • After-school programs and activities
  • Accountability of funds and programs
  • Restoring arts programs to the curriculum

City Priorities

  • Parking & traffic solutions
  • Responsible planning; neighborhood friendly developments
  • Completion of approved plans for parks and playing fields
  • Diversified representation and viewpoints on council
  • Reevaluation of homeless services and their impact on our community
  • Prioritizing housing protections for our local seniors and current residents
  • Reevaluation of priorities for the use of public funds
  • Up-grading trash collection services

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