Campaign Updates & Resources

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Supporting the “Back to the Stage” Letter

Hello everyone! It’s Diego, the intern, writing this one. Vivian has consistently held that community input and collaboration are integral to her campaign. Accordingly, Vivian has graciously asked me (a Roosevelt Highschool Alumni) to talk about the campaign’s...

Running and serving as a POC

“What are these balloons for?” “Oh! This is a Meet the Candidate Event. I am running for office.” “I only vote locally.” “Great! This is for a local office, school board.” “No. I only vote for people from this country.” This is an actual conversation I had with...

KCYD Endorsement

I am pleased to announce that the King County Young Democrats have endorsed me! It is an honor to know that the newer generation- some of whom may still be SPS students- trust me with improving Seattle Public Schools. They asked candidates to answer the following...

Kicking Off the General Election Campaign!

Hi there! I know, it’s been awhile since I posted. After winning my district primary with 60% of the votes, I have been relaxing and reconnecting with my family during the final weeks of summer vacation: enjoying the beautiful outdoors in Washington state, reading...

Introducing: Diego Batres

Hello all! My name is Diego Batres, and I am the newest addition to Vivian’s Campaign! I’m helping manage the social media accounts and various other odds and ends. I’m a Washingtonian born and raised, and I am currently attending Seattle University for a double major...

Capital Projects

I recently visited West Woodland Elementary to take a picture that I posted to Facebook a couple of days ago. However, due to the nature of Facebook and the length of posts, I couldn't explain in detail the importance of Capital Projects. I will do so now. Seattle is...

Disabilities: A Personal Story

“We have to harvest and cultivate our own stories not just to feel valid but to feel rejoiced.” Kay Ulanday Barrett   July is Disability Pride Month, observed since 1990 when the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed on July 26, 1990, barring...

AAPI Representation

Seattle Public Schools serve a diverse range of students and families who come from a myriad of backgrounds, but unfortunately, much of this diversity does not extend to the school board. Part of what motivated me to run was the recent trend of anti-Asian sentiment in...

Video Voters Guide

This is the Seattle Video Voter's Guide. In this video I broadly lay out some of my priorities, positions, and qualifications. It is only an overview however, so if you want more information, I suggest either looking at my interview with the 36th District Democrats...

ParentMap Magazine – Read my interview!

As an avid reader myself of Parent Map magazine, I was thrilled to be interviewed for their "Parent Day Jobs" column. Have a look at my interview and let me know what you think!   https://www.parentmap.com/article/parent-day-jobs-meet-vivian-song-maritz

Supporting the “Back to the Stage” Letter

Hello everyone! It’s Diego, the intern, writing this one. Vivian has consistently held that community input and collaboration are integral to her campaign. Accordingly, Vivian has graciously asked me (a Roosevelt Highschool Alumni) to talk about the campaign’s...

Running and serving as a POC

“What are these balloons for?” “Oh! This is a Meet the Candidate Event. I am running for office.” “I only vote locally.” “Great! This is for a local office, school board.” “No. I only vote for people from this country.” This is an actual conversation I had with...

KCYD Endorsement

I am pleased to announce that the King County Young Democrats have endorsed me! It is an honor to know that the newer generation- some of whom may still be SPS students- trust me with improving Seattle Public Schools. They asked candidates to answer the following...

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