Fast Facts About Matt
Experienced Educator: Taught hundreds of students at our nation’s top universities and in K-12 public schools.
Constitutional Rights Advocate: Partnered with the ACLU and NAACP in landmark civil rights litigation.
Education Policy Expert: Advised California elected and appointed officials across all branches of government.
Homegrown Leader: Son of refugees, Eagle Scout, graduate of OC public schools, UC Berkeley, and Yale Law School.
Matt’s “4.0” Vision for Education
[A]ccessibility: Matt believes every student, regardless of their background or circumstances, has the constitutional right to receive an excellent public education.
[A]chievement: Matt believes our schools must prepare all students to graduate, succeed in apprenticeships or higher education, and thrive in the 21st century global economy.
[A]ffordability: Matt believes no student should suffer from exorbitant student loan debt. When we invest in students’ learning, we invest in a brighter future of our community.
[A]ccountability: Matt believes all leaders have a duty to be trustworthy and transparent, to adhere to the highest ethical standards, and to be responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars.