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Use Your Experiences to Better Your Community

Holly Maria Flynn Vilaseca believes in the power of shared stories.

Holly Maria brings all of her experiences as a first-generation college student, daughter of a Colombian immigrant, and a classroom teacher to her work everyday as a trustee for the Houston Independent School District.


Are you inspired to take the next step in your own journey? 

Check out these opportunities to kickstart your journey in the elected office landscape. 


Your Toolkit for Running

LEE supports all members who are potentially interested in running for office—from first conversations, throughout your campaigns, and through critical work as an elected official. We support you across your entire journey to maximize your impact in your community. Login to your LEE member account to check out the Elected Leadership toolkit.

Find the Offices Up For Election in Your Area

LEE’s Pinpoint platform can allow you to search what offices are up for election in your area in the upcoming cycle. It might not have all of the available information—there are over 500,000 elected offices after all—but it’s a good place to start to explore what offices are in your area and who represents you!