Kate Schwartz is a native Californian and has lived in Assembly District 75 for over 20 years. Kate was raised in California and grew up attending California public schools through her undergraduate education. After receiving her Bachelor of Social Welfare from Cal State University, Sacramento she went on to receive a Masters Degree from Columbia University. Kate completed her professional training in the New York and Boston areas, then returned to California in 2000 and settled in the Bonsall and Fallbrook area with her family.
Kate has served as a Community Leader and elected official on the Fallbrook Regional Health District Board. Within this capacity, Kate has fought for underrepresented community groups and increased access to community public healthcare services for all community residents. During the COVID-19 crisis, Kate has been particularly concerned about community food insecurity, needs of the Senior population, shelter for the homeless, and adequate access to healthcare for all. Kate serves as Chair of the Government Relations/Community Engagement Committee. Professionally Kate has served as a licensed Behavioral Health Care Provider over the past 35 years. She has advocated for healthcare patients and their families, provided behavioral healthcare services within both the public and private sectors, and continues to train masters and doctoral level interns – our professionals of the future. Kate has created new programs for families and youth and has evaluated needed services within communities. She has dedicated her professional life to advocating for patients and their families within a variety of community and health systems.
Kate is endorsed by the California State Democratic Party, California Nurses Association, United Farm Workers, ILWU, Temecula Valley Dems, Temecula Campaign Action Group, Progressive Veterans of Riverside County, Run Women Run, San Diego County Veterans, and a growing number of Democratic leaders and Clubs.
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