Born and raised in South Stockton Michael Tubbs focused on school and received a scholarship to Stanford. After graduating and completing internships at Google and the White House, he came back to serve his hometown community and help others have an opportunity to succeed.
Elected to serve on the City Council in 2012, he championed the creation of the City's Office of Violence Prevention, founded the Reinvent South Stockton Coalition, and led the South Stockton Promise Zone planning efforts. Tubbs also served as a college course instructor for Aspire Langston Hughes Academy and as a fellow and lecturer at the Design School at Stanford University.
Mayor Tubbs now works tirelessly to reinvent Stockton into a community of opportunity for everyone by focusing on violent crime, economic development, collective impact strategies, and partnering with school districts to improve education.
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