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With Michael Tubbs (Mayor of City of Stockton).
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 07:30 PM   Absolutely Free   Online
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On November 8, 2016, Michael Tubbs was elected to serve as the mayor of the City of Stockton, California. Upon taking office in January 2017, Tubbs became both Stockton's youngest mayor & the city's first African-American mayor. Tubbs is also the youngest mayor in the history of the country representing a city with a population of more than 100,000 residents. In his first year as mayor, Tubbs secured $20 million to launch Stockton Scholars, a place-based scholarship that aims to triple the number of Stockton students entering & graduating from college. Tubbs also brought Advance Peace to Stockton - that data-driven program works to reduce gun violence in communities. And in an innovative public-private partnership supported by a $1 million grant, Tubbs launched the nation's first ever mayor-led guaranteed income pilot.

Before becoming mayor, Tubbs served as Stockton's District 6 City Councilmember. As a councilmember, Tubbs created the Reinvent South Stockton Coalition, championed the creation of the city's Office of Violence Prevention & was part of the council that led the city out of bankruptcy as Chair of the Audit & Legislative Committee. Mayor Tubbs earned his bachelor's degree at Stanford University, & also received a master's degree in Policy, Organization & Leadership Studies from Stanford's Graduate School of Education. Tubbs has been a college course instructor for Aspire Public Schools & a Fellow at the Stanford Institute of Design & the Emerson Collective.

This appearance by Michael Tubbs is part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Join us virtually at as we bring founders, investors & industry influencers to center stage & invite them to share what it takes to become a disruptor.
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