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 working in an election; nonetheless, that is my tenth 12 months navigating the general public college board system.
WHY HAVE YOU DECIDED TO RUN? Because the mom of a kid with particular wants, I wish to guarantee all youngsters, households and educators really feel supported. I based the native on-line Distant Assist Group in 2020 throughout COVID, which had over 1,000 members. It was a protected 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 positively extra 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 obtainable to whomever wants the help. Attending to know my households and educators and forging these relationships is extremely essential to me. I’ll evaluate current insurance policies, and produce my concepts and recommendations to the desk. Bringing change is a group effort.
HOW WILL YOU EMBRACE AND CHAMPION DIVERSITY IN THIS ROLE? Milton is such a various group made up of so many wonderful cultures, languages, religions, skills. 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.