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Kristin Washington was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Swarthmore College with a BA in Psychology.

She has been a member of the Redlands community for 12 years, spending much of that time advocating on behalf of families on issues that impact their daily lives.

Since 2015, Kristin has served as president of a non-profit organization that educates community members on local, state and national legislative issues. She is a frequent voice for the community’s support for and opposition to issues.

Employed by the not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP), Kristin was instrumental in helping families navigate the Affordable Care Act’s enrollment and eligibility process during the healthcare law’s initial years. Thousands of low-income families throughout the Inland Empire gained access to healthcare due to her work.

Currently Kristin leads a team of Process Improvement Specialists for IEHP, focusing on improving the organization’s delivery of service.

On the Redlands USD map, the section in green is Area 2. Vote for Kristin on or before Nov 6th!

Here are some of Kristin's Endorsements:
Pete Aguilar, Congressman CD31
James Ramos, San Bernardino County Supervisor, 3rd District
Connie M. Leyva, CA State Senator SD 20
Eddie Tejeda, Redlands City Council Member
Alex Vara, Redlands Unified School District Trustee
Dr. Donald L. Singer, San Bernardino County Community College Trustee
Delaine Eastin, Former CA Superintendent of Public Instruction
Katherine Welch, Board Member, Educate Our State

Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties
Chicano Latino Caucus of San Bernardino County
San Bernardino County Democratic Central Committee
San Bernardino County Young Dems
Black Women’s Democratic Club
Redlands Area Democrats

“Kristin’s experience in the healthcare field will add to the wealth of knowledge and experience that exists among the other board members. She is determined to keep our schools safe and hold everyone accountable for their actions at the school site and administrative levels.” Eddie Tejeda, Redlands City Council Member and teacher

“Kristin has my vote! She comes from generations of teachers and knows first-hand that a quality education can be that great equalizer in our society.” Nancy Ruth White, retired teacher

Contributions to Kristin's campaign can be made here:



We need to pay more attention to the toll bullying is having on our kids. Bullying and cyberbullying can leave students feeling alone and unwanted. Schools need the resources to identify the warning signs and the training to address the problem.



There should be such equity in our schools that every child in every neighborhood has great schools to attend. Redlands USD should identify and eliminate any performance gaps, especially those based on race, learning ability or gender



Our kids deserve high-quality schools where the adults know the warning signs for inappropriate sexual behavior and those adults hold accountable anyone who preys on our kids.