Baez, retired CEO from the Council for the Spanish Speaking unofficially announced his candidacy to run for the Milwaukee School Board.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
November 29, 2016
Milwaukee, WI – On Tuesday, Tony Baez, Consultant on Education and Latino Issues and former President and CEO for the Council for the Spanish Speaking (Centro Hispano) unofficially announced his intent to seek a Milwaukee Public School Board (MPS) seat in District 6 during a gathering at the Citizen Action of Wisconsin (CAW) meeting at El Gran Teocali Hall in Milwaukee’s Southside. Baez says, it will be his first run as a candidate for the MPS Board.
According to members at the meeting, Tataina Joseph, the current MPS Board member representing the 6th District won’t seek re-election in 2017 and is expected to endorse Baez.
Luz Sosa, the organizer for CAW, a non-profit organiztion confirmed the cooperative has about 450 members (200 Latinos and 250 non-Latinos) from the Milwaukee area and 900 statewide members. Sosa says, one of many goals for the CAW is to organize members of the community to work together and to face issues affecting our community in Wisconsin.
Update: Tony Baez released his official announcement about his candidacy for the Milwaukee Public School Board District 6.