Elvia Vasquez

American Legion High School Parent's Group

Board of Directors, Member

Favorite quote or scripture related to justice:

"El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz." 
"Among individuals, as among nations, respect for the rights of others is peace."

Benito Juárez

What does justice mean to you?

Respect and equity with all human beings, animals and the earth.

What is the most powerful thing you have been a part of at ACT?

Being part of parent leaders and Parents with Power to advocate loudly and state-wide for justice in schools that represent low-income communities as well as for mental health services, equitable distribution of funds and strong and positive relationships between parents and teachers.

Favorite thing about Sacramento:

Outdoor and river activities, multicultural events, food and friendly community.

Who is your justice superhero?