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Clark County School District Board of Trustees President endorses Bernie Sanders

Jason Mraz, The Mowgli's to perform free Bernie event in Vegas
Posted at 5:51 PM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 21:46:35-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County School District Board of Trustees President Lola Brooks is endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders’ candidacy for president of the United States, according to the Sanders campaign.

In a statement emailed to the media, Brooks said:

“I support Senator Bernie Sanders for President because of his commitment to reinvest in public education,” CCSD Board of Trustees President Lola Brooks said.

“In addition, his focus on providing a broader social safety net through programs such as Medicare for All would allow schools to focus on dedicating their limited resources to educating students versus providing for their basic needs.
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Clark Count School District Trustee Board Member Lola Brooks. Source: CCSD

In May 2019, Sanders unveiled his Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public Education, which promises to reinvest in our nation's schools and modernize our education system.

His campaign also recently announced that Sanders will have national surrogates Jason Mraz and The Mowgli’s at First Friday on Jan. 3.

Jason Mraz Performance Hosted By Elvis Duran
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: Jason Mraz performs at iHeartRadio Theater on July 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

The campaign's co-chair, Sen. Nina Turner, will speak at the event on behalf of the Bernie 2020 campaign.

Mraz will perform a set at 8 p.m. and The Mowgli’s will perform at 9 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m., the event begins at 6 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

Tickets are not required but an RSVP is encouraged. For more information on the First Friday event or to RSVP, visit BernieSanders.com.

For more information on First Friday Las Vegas visit fflv.org.

The Bernie Sanders First Friday event will take place in 18b Arts District on 1025 S 1st Street. Doors open at 5 p.m.