Carlos A. Leon received a postsecondary degree in Public Policy and Political Science, with a minor in business, from the University of California, San Diego . Leon is a former Business Development Manager, and worked for Contoural, an information management consulting firm, from 2015 to 2022. He currently serves as a board member and as Vice President of Community and Youth Engagement at Youth Leadership America, a non-profit organization committed to youth empowerment and leadership development [1, 5]. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Leon organized and volunteered at vaccine clinics. He was raised in Anaheim and attended Magnolia High School .
Leon advocates for an increase in broadband access, urban forestry programs, parking availability, and the maintenance of streets and underground utilities. He also wants to introduce new community beautification projects .
Leon supports the creation of affordable and workforce housing options for Anaheim .
Leon wants to promote new youth and community programs .
Leon supports the introduction of new vocational programs between the City of Anaheim and its schools. He also encourages new business partnerships in order to create internship opportunities .
The Orange County Register; Democratic Party of Orange County; Orange County Labor Federation; Operating Engineers Local 12; Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters; UniteHere Local 11; USW Local 657; UFCW Local 324; Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange County and San Bernardino County; Lavender Democrats of Orange County; AFSCME Local 1902; Orange County Young Democrats; Lou Correa, United States Congressmember (CA:46); Tom Umberg, California State Senator (SD:34); Josh Newman, California State Senator (SD:29); Connie Leyva, California State Senator (SD:20); Sharon Quirk-Silva, California Assemblymember (AD:65); Katrina Foley, Orange County Supervisor; Nathan Fletcher, San Diego County Supervisor; Vicente Sarmiento, Santa Ana Mayor; John Stephens, Costa Mesa Mayor; Denise Barnes, Fmr. Anaheim Councilmember; Connor Traut, Buena Park Councilmember; Jessie Lopez, Santa Ana Councilmember; Johnathan Hernandez, Santa Ana Councilmember; Manuel Chavez, Costa Mesa Councilmember; Loren Gameros, Costa Mesa Councilmember; Kim Carr, Huntington Beach Councilmember; Jesus Silva, Fullerton Councilmember; Letitia Clark, Tustin Councilmember; Zeke Hernandez, Rancho Santiago Community College District Trustee; Steve Blount, North Orange County Community College District Trustee; Anna Piercy, Anaheim Union High School District Trustee; Gina Clayton-Tarvin, Ocean View School District Trustee; Elizabeth Gonzalez, Centralia Elementary School District Trustee; Art Montez, Centralia Elementary School District Trustee; Ryan Ruelas, Anaheim Elementary School District Trustee; D.R. Heywood: Fmr. Anaheim Elementary School District Trustee; Kris Erickson, Orange Unified School Board Trustee; Ada Briceño, President, Unite Here Local 11; Frank Garcia, Community Leader and Business Owner; Erika Robles, Community Leader; Frank Cozza, Small Business Owner; Jonas Nemura, Small Business Owner; Dr. Kristin Lasher, Member, Anaheim Police Department Chief’s Advisory Board; Hany Mousa Abdelsayed, Small Business Owner; Paul Andresen, Fmr. President, YMCA; Michelle Dang, Anaheim City Commissioner; Kelsey Brewer, Affordable Housing Advocate; Alyssa Napuri, Community Activist; Luz Avalos, Small Business Owner; Christopher Ayala, President, Orange County Hispanic Bar Association; Paul Dallura, Anaheim City Commissioner; Jorge Gavino, MPP, Anaheim City Commissioner; Jeanne Tran, Non-profit Administrator; Jesse BenRon, Business Advocate; Savala Family, Small Business Owners; Louis K, Small Business Owner; Baltazar Cuevas, Small Business Owner and Community Leader; Jodi Urquidez, Educator; Maria Cuevas, Small Business Owner and Community Leader; Blanca Camacho de Torres, Small Business Owner; Jose Avalos, Small Business Owner; Dr. Andra Schwartz, Educator; Phil Aguilar, Pastor, Set Free Ministries; Anthony Martin; Arthur Ocampo; Berta Duron; Charlie Duron; Christina Stirrat; Christian Magno; Claudia Vidals; the Cozza Family; Danelia De La Rosa; Esperanza Castro; Gregory Martin; Janessa Stirrat; Joseph Stirrat; Kevin De La Rosa; Mary Duron; Mary Palafox-Murillo; Melanie Chung; Mike Glenndeling; Minh-Chau Pham; Isais Monreal; Virginia Duron; Jennifer Monrroy; Robert Stirrat