RAJPAL KAHLON

LA County: Fifth District
Position Seeking: Supervisor

Question 1: What do you believe the role of the County Board of Supervisors should be in the development of the region’s cultural infrastructure? 

The role of the county board of supervisors, should be to create a committee to oversee the cultural infrastructure and to provide grants to further the development of the infrastructure. 

Question 2: The County Board of Supervisors has a history of supporting Arts Education through its Arts for All initiative. As Supervisor, how would you address the need of all public school students to receive a well-rounded education that includes quality arts education instruction?

The issue would be addressed by all public school students receiving high quality teachers with experience with a well-rounded education that includes experience, quality, and the ability to keep current with their subject. 

Question 3: In light of the County’s Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative, how would you address issues of inclusion, equity, and diversity in the region’s nonprofit cultural arts sector?

It is closely related to the no child left behind initiative. I would address the issues of inclusion by first developing self esteem through positive reinforcement so that all,children in time will be able to accept diversity regardless of whom you are.

Question 4: As Supervisor, how would you approach the development of a regional approach to cultural tourism?

By acknowledging, accepting and embracing the differences.