SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West Endorses Stephanie Loredo for Culver City Unified School District Governing Board Member
Culver City, CA – October 27, 2022 -- Stephanie Loredo (https://stephanieloredo.com), an advocate for education, sustainability, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), today announced she has been endorsed by Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW). Stephanie is a candidate for Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) Governing Board Member. SEIU-UHW (https://www.seiu-uhw.org) is a healthcare justice union of more than 100,000 healthcare workers, patients, and healthcare consumers.
SEIU-UHW members are united to ensure affordable, accessible, high-quality care for all Californians, provided by valued and respected healthcare workers. Members live and work throughout California from the Bay Area to Sacramento and Los Angeles to the Central Valley. They encompass frontline healthcare workers such as respiratory care practitioners, dietary, environmental services, and nursing staff who help Californians get and stay healthy. Members also include patients, advocates, and healthcare consumers who are concerned with how care for families and communities is delivered.
“The goal of SEIU-UHW is better access and quality healthcare for all Californians, and we support candidates who share this vision. Stephanie Loredo can help the Culver City school district prioritize the healthcare needs of working class families and their students,” said Larry Kringer, SEIU-UHW member at Southern California Hospital at Culver City. “We believe in everyone’s right to affordable healthcare from respected caregivers, and our communities need local leaders such as Stephanie, who will drive these values.”
SEIU-UHW is an affiliate of the two million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the fastest-growing union in North America. SEIU’s member unions are united by the belief in the dignity and worth of workers and the services they provide, and dedicated to improving the lives of workers and their families and creating a more just and humane society.
“I have immense gratitude for SEIU-UHW. Its endorsement affirms my commitment to the health, safety, and quality of life of all students, families, and district employees,” said Stephanie Loredo. “SEIU-UHW fights for healthcare for all, and I am committed to supporting its values by prioritizing access to quality healthcare for our students and access to information about the resources available to maintain their health.”
Stephanie’s vision for public schools resonates with school staff and workers. Public schools are foundational to thriving, healthy communities. Stephanie’s past actions in the school district demonstrate her support of the health and safety of students. She has worked on the Culver City Safe Routes to School Committee to build high-visibility crossings on major streets next to elementary schools. She is committed to developing an environment in CCUSD that supports reproductive rights, mental health services and access to health resources and information for all students.
About Stephanie Loredo
A candidate for Culver City Unified School Board, Stephanie Loredo is a Filipina American progressive who organizes for local Culver City organizations and regional Los Angeles initiatives. Stephanie is a member of the 2021-2022 Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Partner Advisory Committee and is part of the CCUSD Inclusive Practices Administrative Regulations Committee and the CCUSD Equity Advisory Committee. From her previous career, she brings more than a decade of experience managing hundreds of millions of dollars in annual advertising spend. An advocate for education, sustainability, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), Stephanie’s vision is to build a culture of care that empowers students, faculty, staff and families to thrive in public schools. Stephanie is committed to collaborating with community members to harvest resources, empower stakeholders and cultivate energy around the culture of care pillars of achievement, belonging and community.
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