Class of 2019 Endorsed Candidate: Corrine Sanderson
Corrine Sanderson, a candidate for Youngstown City Council’s 5th Ward, understands the value of education and the need for equal opportunities. As the first person in her family to graduate from College, Corrine set out to make sure her community benefited from strong schools. She currently serves on the Youngstown City Schools Board and has previously worked as a substitute teacher and tutor. While on the school board she secured a contract with Local 396 Plumbers and Pipefitters union with Choffin Career Center and fought for the Early Warning System as a proactive method for dealing with truancy. She has fostered more than 33 at-risk children and gone on to partner with their mothers as a mentor. She has seen first hand the challenges many in her community face and is determined to stem the tide of job loss and struggling schools by advocating for fair pay, supporting entrepreneurship and educating women about their constitutional rights.