The changes in the oil industry are being driven by the oil industry and we’re playing catch up to figure out how we can protect the public and protect the environment.
John Avalos believes that air quality is a major concern. As a member of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Avalos is working towards creating a healthy breathing environment for every Bay Area resident. Prior to being elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Avalos spent over 15 years fighting for social justice on a grass roots level. He now fights to make government more efficient, expand funding for affordable housing and for vital programs like childcare and mental health services.
Avalos graduated with honors from UC Santa Barbara where he studied English Literature. He has worked as an educator and counselor with the San Francisco Conservation Corps and the Columbia Park Boys and Girls Club.