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Los Angeles Community College DistrictCandidate for Member, Board of Trustees, Seat 4

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Dallas Denise Fowler

Los Angeles Commissioner/Educator
181,752 votes (44.79%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure safe campus environment, Expand L.A. College Promise and build up programs to 4 year degree...I believe quality higher education is a basic human right necessary for success
  • Increase Career Technical Training, Partner with local industries and companies to connect our students with actual jobs, Establish a student credit union and one credit hour financial literacy training for all degree programs
  • Be a fiscal watchdog against waste or fraud and protect the 3.3 billion dollar bond monies coming in from Measure CC, Increase enrollment and revenue via premium programs with celebrity instruction and marketing with an emphasis on actual programs,



Profession:Entreprenuer. Activist. Public Servant. Believes quality higher education is a basic human right.
Commissioner, Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners Permit Review Panel — Appointed position (2015–2017)
Commissioner, Commission On the Status of Women — Appointed position (2013–2015)
Small Business Committee, 51st Assembly District (Now 62nd Assembly District) — Appointed position (2008–2011)


Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, Entrepreneurship (2003)

Community Activities

Alternate Member - Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, Los Angeles County Democratic Party (2016–current)
Board Member , Museum of African American Art (2014–current)
Board Member, C.H.A.N.G.E.S. Youth Development Center (2015–current)
Board Member, Living Advantage, Inc (2012–2016)
Board Member, Los Angeles Opportunities Industrialization Center (LAOIC) (2007–2009)


Dallas is currently a candidate for Los Angeles Community College District, Seat No. 4. The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the country, spanning 36 cities in Los Angeles County and serving nearly 250,000 students per year at its nine colleges. Drawing 80 percent of its enrollment from historically underserved populations, LACCD offers affordable and accredited higher education that empowers students to transfer to four-year institutions, earn associate's degrees, and obtain training and job skills that open doors to lifelong opportunities. A proud Los Angeles native, Dallas Fowler served in Mayor Eric Garcetti's cabinet as a Commissioner on the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioner’s Police Permit Review Board. She is a graduate of Florida A & M University’s School of Business & Industry and Principal of Daltek Global Solutions, LLC, a boutique digital and print media firm specializing in outreach, political and business development consulting. She holds over tens years of experience in supplier diversity & community affairs and fifteen plus years in project management and event planning. A life-long Democrat, Dallas has been actively working on political campaigns for over twenty years. As a graduate and former alumnae association President for the Los Angeles African American Women's Public Policy Institute, Dallas currently serves on their faculty providing training in campaign communications. She also currently serves on the boards of and the Museum of African American Art and the South L.A. youth outreach non-profit C.H.A.N.G.E.S.   Her service to Los Angeles was honored in 2015 by the National Action Network when she was awarded one of the Most Influential Persons Under 40 in Los Angeles. Fowler previously served on the Commission on the Status of Women in the City of Los Angeles as a delegate to the National Association of Commissions for Women.

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (20)

  • National Women's Political Caucus - L.A. Metro Chapter
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party
  • UTLA - United Teachers Los Angeles
  • Democratic Party of San Fernando Valley
  • Evolve CA
  • In Solidarity
  • Avance Democratic Club - Largest Latino Democratic Club in CA
  • West L.A. Democratic Club
  • Los Angeles County Young Democrats
  • CSUN Young Democrats
  • Progressive Democratic Club
  • Pilipino American Los Angeles Democrats
  • Stonewall Democratic Club
  • West-Hollywood Beverly Hills Democratic Club
  • New Frontier Democratic Club - Oldest Historically African American Democratic Club
  • San Pedro Democratic Club
  • North Valley Democratic Club
  • Miracle Mile Democratic Club
  • Westchester-Playa Democratic Club

Elected Officials (28)

  • U.S. Representative Brad Sherman
  • U.S. Representative Karen Bass
  • Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma
  • CA State Controller Betty Yee
  • Board of Equalization Member Jerome E. Horton
  • Senator Steve Bradford, CA State Senate
  • Senator Holly Mitchell, CA State Senate
  • Chris Holden, CA State Assembly
  • Matt Debabneh, CA State Assembly
  • Christina Garcia, CA State Assembly
  • Autumn Burke, CA State Assembly
  • Steve Zimmer, President, LAUSD Board
  • Nancy Pearlman, Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees Seat 6
  • Mayor of Inglewood James Butts
  • Mike Bonin, Los Angeles City Council
  • Dr. George McKenna, Vice President, LAUSD School Board
  • Nury Martinez, Los Angeles City Council
  • Meghan Sahli-Wells, Culver City Council
  • Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Los Angeles City Council
  • Dr. Dartagnan Scorza, Inglewood Unified School District
  • Paul Krekorian, Los Angeles City Council
  • Juwane Hilton, Carson City Council
  • Herb Wesson, President, Los Angeles City Council
  • Harold Williams, West Basin Municipal Water District
  • Gloria Gray, West Basin Municipal Water District
  • Donald Dear West Basin Municipal Water District
  • Curren Price, Los Angeles City Council
  • Bob Blumenfield, Los Angeles City Council

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