Student Voice: Andrew Guedea

Student Voice: Andrew Guedea

 
Your Voice, Your Democracy election event at Esteban Torres High School

Your Voice, Your Democracy election event at Esteban Torres High School

 
Student Voice: Gabriela Lazo

Student Voice: Gabriela Lazo

What changes would you like to see our next president bring to the country?

"I sincerely hope our next president brings changes to the issues of inequality and discrimination. Currently, only some states offer protections on the basis of gender, race, and sexuality.  Without adequate protections, people are being denied their basic rights simply because of their sexual identity or the color of their skin.

The education system needs change as well. More funds should be allocated to schools and colleges so students can have the resources they need to succeed. Tuition should be free to those who cannot afford to pay it. Rising tuition prices is a major problem facing the next generation of scholars.

Hopefully the next president takes into account these issues during their presidency and does their best to change them."

- Andrew Guedea, Student at Esteban Torres High School


What is the most important issue to you in this election and why?

"I have many issues with the current presidential elections but my main concern presents itself in the way that we are representing Democracy as a nation. It seems as though this nation's people, especially those who are being systematically oppressed, aren't being listened to by the only two parties that are being depicted in the media.

We can't move forward as a nation until everyone who is eligible to vote is educated and better informed on different affairs that impact humanity and our environment." 

- Gabriela Lazo, Student at Esteban Torres High School