DALLAS, TX. – The Hispanic PAC of Dallas endorses two strong local leaders in Monica Lira Bravo for District 4 on the Dallas County Community College District Board of Trustees and Dustin Marshall for District 2 for the Dallas Independent School District.
“Both the candidates we endorsed demonstrate excellence in leadership, a drive to propel the local Hispanic community forward, and an understanding of how to achieve equal treatment and educational opportunities for all,” said Hector Escamilla, Jr., Hispanic PAC of Dallas Vice-President. “They will advance the reach and availability for education to the Hispanic community.”
Potential candidates submitted to an extensive interview and vetting process where the ability to support and understand the needs and interests of the local Hispanic community was critical.
A daughter of immigrants, Monica Lira Bravo believes education is the key to ending generational poverty. The East Dallas native and immigration attorney opened her own law practice five years ago. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French from Southern Methodist University and her law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. She is the Immediate Past President of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association and currently serves on their Board of Directors.
A long-standing education and Dallas ISD volunteer, Dustin is the CEO of Hazel’s Hot Shot, an expedited freight and logistics company headquartered in Dallas. He earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He is on the Education Council of the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, Board of Dallas After School, and an alumnus of Leadership Dallas.
The Hispanic PAC of Dallas is a bipartisan organization established to identify and support candidates for public office who views are reflective of those of the PAC membership and to foster awareness of issues important to the Hispanic community.