2019 City Council At-Large Candidate

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Fernando Treviño

Party: Democrat
Previous occupations: Attorney
Websites:
Campaign Website
Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
Contact information:
Facebook
Twitter
Fernando@FernandoForPhilly.com
Bio
Treviño grew up in Mexico and became an American citizen while working for the Obama campaign. After that, he helped launch the City’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs.

Positions

All position stances come from Treviño’s campaign website.

Education

  • Supports increasing City funding for public schools

  • Supports a fair funding formula to increase funding for Philadelphia

Criminal justice reform

  • Opposes stop-and-frisk policies

  • Opposes the system of cash bail

  • Supports creating alternatives to incarceration, such as mental health assistance

Economy

  • Supports a $15 an hour minimum wage

  • Plans to implement mircro-loans for small businesses