'Cassie Franklin would be a good partner for schools as Everett mayor' | A Letter from Traci Mitchell

'Cassie Franklin would be a good partner for schools as Everett mayor' | A Letter from Traci Mitchell

I support Cassie Franklin for mayor of Everett.

The city of Everett has been an important partner with the Everett Public Schools for many years. It is through strong communities that strong schools succeed. Everett Public Schools strives for a 100 percent graduation rate and to eliminate barriers to each student being college and career ready; it is through our partnership with the city of Everett that we will meet our goals.

Campaign Launch | Press Release

Campaign Launch | Press Release

EVERETT, Wash. - Feb. 14, 2017 - Everett City Council Member and Cocoon House CEO Cassie Franklin announced her candidacy for Mayor on Tuesday with endorsements from current Mayor Ray Stephanson and Everett business and community leaders aligned with her vision of creating and sustaining family-wage jobs and ensuring a safe, vibrant environment where families and businesses can thrive.

“I am a passionate community leader and care deeply about this city,” said Franklin, 45. “I’ve seen the unique beauty of this community and our citizens. I’ve spent my career building and strengthening communities and know that when our businesses are winning, everyone is winning, and when our social services thrive, we all thrive. With our community’s unique strengths and significant challenges, the skillset I bring is exactly what our city needs to build a strong future.”