Washington, D.C. – Latino Victory Fund President & CEO Nathalie Rayes issued a statement following Secretary Miguel Cardona’s confirmation as Secretary of Education.
“Latino students are one of the largest groups in the public school system who face education barriers and among the most impacted by economic disparities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. A product of our public schools, Secretary Cardona is a visionary leader and an experienced educator with real-life experience and solutions to address inequities in education and help our students, especially students of color, thrive academically and reach their full potential. Latino Victory congratulates Secretary Miguel Cardona and looks forward to seeing him apply his experience and vision to ensure our education system works for all.”
The Latino Victory Fund is a progressive political action committee with the mission of growing Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government – from the school board to the Senate to the White House.