Alexis Menocal Harrigan for DPS At-Large
“I loved Alexis because she knows the existing inequity in DPS against our Latin@ students and she will work to support us parents to push our kids forward so they can graduate high school prepared and can pursue their dreams.”
"Alexis me encanto porque ella conoce la falta de equidad que existe en nuestro sistema escolar contra los estudiantes latinos y va a trabajar para ayudarnos a sacar a nuestros hijos adelante para que se puedan graduar preparados de la escuela y puedan seguir sus sueños."
- Nallely Antunez, member of Stand for Children parent endorsement committee.
Why Parents Support Alexis for School Board
Alexis will support teachers as dignified professionals and fight to increase teacher pay.
Alexis has committed to listening to parents to ensure that they help inform decisions that impact their children.
Alexis will close opportunity gaps, by expanding computer science education, so that all students have access to high-wage and growing careers.
Alexis will focus on early education by supporting expanded Pre-K options and making sure that students learn to read so that they can read to learn after third grade.
Alexis is a mom of Denver Public Schools (DPS) students and a former DPS student herself. She is a first-generation American and knows first hand how education can change a child’s trajectory.
Alexis is an experienced community advocate. She started her career in DPS with AmeriCorps and went on serve in a variety of roles working on policy at the local, state, and federal levels.