Endorsements

  • "Caressa Milgrove is exactly what the students and community of Vancouver Public Schools need. She is smart as a whip, a fierce advocate for students’ education and well-being, and has a proven track record as a change-maker. Each conversation with Caressa leaves me more impressed and more convinced that she is the ideal candidate to represent the Vancouver community. I am pleased to endorse her campaign and look forward to working with her on the Vancouver School Board." ~ Wendy Smith, Vancouver School Board Director Position 3
  • "Caressa has shown time and again that she is in tune with the needs of our community. She not only demonstrates ideas, but has the initiative to put a plan into action to get things done. Whether it’s advocating to the legislature, listening to voices of the parents, teachers, and community, or lending a hand in the schools, Caressa is the kind of change we need in VPS and I am confident in her ability to bring that." ~ Tracie Barrows, School Psychologist
  • "I've had the privilege to work beside Caressa in our community on many issues and her drive is immeasurable. She understands that our children's health and wellbeing is paramount to a better future for all. Caressa has my full support." ~ Rhonda Walker, Chair of Our Revolution Washington Coalition
  • "Caressa is someone who cares about a her community, particularly students and young people. She would be a great voice to have on the school board." ~ Joe Maldonado, Community Activist
  • "Caressa has been my inspiration to change my mindset that change starts at a local level, her energy and fresh perspective is what people need to get energized to become involved from small to big level. Because of her I have been inspired to become involved in what I am passionate about and that is what a school board needs, someone to inspire parents and educators to put the children first and fight for what is best for them." ~ Tanya English, ECSE Paraeducator at Evergreen Public Schools
  • "I am proud to endorse Caressa Milgrove for Vancouver School Board, Position 1. She successfully advocated at the state level for a move toward a more reasonable school schedule, and she has demonstrated that she will always try to do the right thing for our most vulnerable populations--even when no one is looking." ~ Gwen Beebe, HMIS Coordinator
  • "I endorse Caressa Milgrove for Vancouver School Board. I have gotten to know Ms. Milgrove personally and know that she has the tenacity and spirit to face any challenges that way come her way. She values the education of our future generations above anything else and would make a great voice advocating for students as priority." ~ Roxanna Doty, Student of Public Affairs at WSU Vancouver
  • "I've said for a while that I would vote for Caressa Milgrove for any office, so I am thrilled to see her name on the ballot for Vancouver School Board, Position 1. She is exactly the type of person we need on the Board.. She is a leader in our community through her activism. She is fighting for our students in Olympia via legislation. I want her energy and dedication to benefit our schools. We're entering a new era in Vancouver and it's time for our school board to reflect that as well. I couldn't think of a better person to face those challenges than Caressa Milgrove." ~ Adrian Hayes
  • "Caressa Milgrove is a hard-working individual who has and will continue to care for needs of children in Clark County and Washington. Caressa tirelessly advocates for their well-being and invigorates people to talk about and work on issues together. She has my full support." ~ Savannah Deochand
  • "I would love to endorse Caressa Milgrove for her unwavering commitment to supporting the Children in Washington and in Clark County ! Caressa has the Tenacity to tackle anything that is preventing the safety and well-being of her children or the entire school system! If you want someone in your corner committed to change and progression... I endorse Caressa Milgrove." ~ Pamela Paulson
  • "Caressa is very selfless and is a community representative through-and-through. She thinks about her community and how people are impacted by policy changes and it shows that she prefers to put the community and their needs above hers. I’m very fortunate to know her." ~ Davina Cepeda, 29th ASWSUV President
  • Janet Birgenheier - Indivisible Greater Vancouver Leadership
  • Aric Schmeets
  • Kristin Hayes
  • Justin Allen
  • Abigail Soto
  • Gary Ridder
  • Rob Lutz
  • Linda Martin
  • Kathy Franklin
  • Amanda Harding
  • Dorothy Gasque
  • Victoria Work
  • Divya Jain
  • Heather Lindberg
  • Alexia Rudolph