Recommendations and Awards
“To see one of my students grow up to become a strong community and parent leader, determined to help support the schools where I saw her flourish is one of the best outcomes I could hope for.”
This designation is a signal to supporters, volunteers and voters that a candidate advocates for gun violence prevention and will govern with gun safety in mind, if elected.
The Virginia Beach Democratic Committee recommends Erika Guess’s campaign in this nonpartisan school board race.
Political Action Committee of Educators
“It’s important that the elected leaders of our School Board and City Council develop and support policies that benefit public education for all our students and stakeholders in our
-Kathleen Slinde, VBEA President
DTRT is a community effort founded by concerned citizens of all backgrounds from government and politics to business, law enforcement, and faith leaders that seeks to establish an open and transparent platform to express opinions and ideas to advance justice, fairness, and accountability.
“Erika is a powerful force for ALL students and our community. She brings clear ideas about how our schools can become even better, leveraging her knowledge base in technology, marketing, and the art of communication. Better yet, as a parent of VBCPS students she is able to understand the impacts board decisions have on families in real-time. She does her homework and it shows. Her consistent effort to reach out for all viewpoints truly demonstrates her commitment to representing her community and not her own interests.”
Stand and Advocate for Equity (SAFE) is a grassroots coalition focused on issues surrounding equity, local education, and social justice. We organize the community around these issues, and put our support behind candidates who share our vision of positive and equitable outcomes for all.t
The Virginia Beach African American Political Action Council (AAPAC) is a long-standing, nonpartisan community service organization dedicated to informing our community about electoral issues and Candidates for office.
HRBC was established to
impact the legislative process
by endorsing candidates who
support the ideas values, and
mission of the Black
economic, education, and political initiatives