Tony Thurmond was born at Fort Ord in Monterey, California, to a mother who immigrated here from Panama to become a teacher, and a father from Detroit who came to Fort Ord as part of his army service in Vietnam.
Tony’s father left the family when he was just a young child. Tony next saw his father when Tony was 39 years old. Tony’s mother raised her four children as a single mom until she became too sick to do so. When Tony was six years old his mother lost her battle to cancer.Read More
AB 45 would provide financial assistance to school districts to help fund development of housing for school employees.
Tony Thurmond grew up without his parents in the picture. He drew on the experience to become an advocate for troubled youth. Now he is taking that focus to the California Assembly.
Bill will provide a revenue stream for preschool and after school programs known to prevent incarceration.