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Alameda Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Mia Bonta

Educator/Nonprofit Executive
17,237 votes (35.68%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Quality: Fostering a community-held vision for schools of excellence and ensuring our teachers and school staff are recognized and valued for the hard and meaningful work they do in shaping Alameda’s future
  • Equity: Ensuring our schools embrace Alameda’s diversity and provide equitable learning opportunities across the island city
  • Innovation: Supporting teaching and learning for our 21st century students



Profession:Educator, Nonprofit Executive
Founder & CEO, LitLab (2014–current)
Principal, Oyen Consulting (2009–current)
Executive Director, Bring Me A Book (2012–2014)
CEO, Breakthrough Collaborative (2010–2012)
Program Resource Officer, The San Francisco Foundation (1999–2001)


Yale Law School (1999)
Yale University B.A, Psychology, Concentration in Child & Adolescent Development (1993)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Alameda County Democratic Party
  • City of Alameda Democratic Club
  • Tom Torlakson, CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Organizations (2)

  • Alameda Labor Council-AFL-CIO
  • East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club

Elected Officials (4)

  • Gray Harris, AUSD School Board President
  • Jennifer Williams, AUSD School Board Member
  • Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
  • Gavin Newsom, CA Lieutenant Governor

Videos (3)

— September 26, 2018 Michael Anakata Producer: Mia Bonta for Alameda School Board 2018

Video interview series produced by 11-year old Michael Anakata filled with questions about Mia Bonta, her experience, her take on the Alameda School Board, and what she cares about.

— September 26, 2018 Michael Anakata Producer: Mia Bonta for Alameda School Board 2018
— September 26, 2018 Michael Anakata Producer: Mia Bonta for Alameda School Board 2018

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