John Pimentel

John Pimentel

I think Canepa and Bocanegra are on the right track. Let’s gets these kids into a situation where they can find caring adults who can help change their trajectories to avoid graduating from juvenile hall to prison. Rather, let’s support them with finishing high school, getting through fre…

John Pimentel

The SMCCCD, Faculty, Staff, Students, and Board are to be commended for their fabulous work managing COVID. Heroic efforts have been made throughout the organization. The Chancellor and Board made the right call to go virtual for the 2020-21 year. This gave faculty and staff critical time…

John Pimentel

John Pimentel commented on Too much drama at the college district

Thank you Sue Lempert for pointing out that the San Mateo County Community College District, “needs strong and honest leadership.” You are right, too few penetrating questions were asked and too much deference was paid to the ex-chancellor. The Trustees role is to provide proper governanc…

John Pimentel

[thumbup] Amen Sister! Great article reminding us of why the labor movement was necessary and good for America. Also, good insights on vote-by-mail which improves the democratic process by increasing participation and giving voters time to access information and vote thoughtfully -- espec…

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John Pimentel commented on Election season

I’m John Pimentel and I care so deeply about my independence that I’ve raided my savings account to have the opportunity to serve on the San Mateo Community College District Board of Trustees.

Self-financing my campaign allows me the political and intellectual independence to owe al…

John Pimentel

Thank you SMCCCD. Great job!