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State of CaliforniaCandidate for Governor

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David Lozano

Executive Officer/Attorney
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Solving homelessness for all 160,000 of California's homeless
  • Stopping California's crime wave and senseless shootings and make California safe again for all citizens
  • Building affordable housing for lower and middleclass families while reducing rent, solving our water crisis, our economy and lowering taxes

Experience

Experience

Profession:Attorney, Chief Executive Officer
President, Chief Executive Officer, Lead Attorney, Lozano Law Center, Inc. (2000–current)
Deputy Sheriff, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (1980–1986)

Education

Quinnipiac University School of Law formally known as University of Bridgeport School of Law Juris Doctorate, Law (1992)
California State University, Los Angeles Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (1986)

Community Activities

Member, The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America (2021–current)
Scout Leader, Boys Scouts of America (2007–2013)
President (Eminent Commander), Sigma Nu National Fraternity (1976–1980)

Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of California (4)

Homelessness

What policies or proposals would you support to reduce the number of people who are homeless and to prevent people from becoming homeless in California?

No answer provided.
What policies or proposals would you support to encourage and develop sources of electrical power that will reduce the release of carbon into the atmosphere while still being affordable for all residential consumers?
Answer from David Lozano:

 

Wildfires

What policies or proposals would you support to help those who have lost homes and jobs to wildfire?

No answer provided.
Low income programs

California has some of the richest people in the country and some of the poorest. What policies or programs do you support to help those in the lower income categories in California?

No answer provided.

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $82,500

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Lozano Law Center, Inc.
$75,000
2
Employees of Treelane Realty Group, Inc.
$5,000
3
Employees of Terra Pacific Waste
$2,500

More information about contributions

By State:

California 100.00%
100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (100.00%)
Small contributions (0.00%)
100.00%

By Type:

From organizations (90.91%)
From individuals (9.09%)
90.91%9.09%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

Political Beliefs

Position Papers

Response to August 23, 2021 Editorial.• On Homelessness, recall candidates offer hot air, not real solutions

Summary

A response letter by Gubernatorial Candidate David Lozano to the Editorial Board of the Los Angeles Times regarding their August 23, 2021 Editorial column entitled On Homelessness, recall candidates offer hot air, not real solutions where the editorial board made a false claim that none of the Gubernatorial Candidates had offered a plan to solve homelessness - but just one week PRIOR to the article, David Lozano had made a public appearance and announcement regarding his "New Hope" plan to solve homelessness.  

RE: Response to August 23, 2021 Editorial.• On Homelessness, recall candidates offer hot air, not real solutions

Dear Editorial Board,   This is Gubernatorial Candidate David Lozano. I am writing to correct your statement made in your August 23, 2021 Editorial: On Homelessness where you claim that none of the Gubernatorial Candidates have anything to offer in regards to solutions to homelessness.

 Well, you are wrong because I do have a plan.  On August 17th, a week prior to the release of your article, I unveiled my step-by-step solution to homelessness called "A New Hope" in which I announced that I will be able to house and care for every homeless person that lies in the streets of California today within two years or less. This is based on my 28 years experience as a financial expert, as a Federal attorney and negotiator, my years as a Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff in South Central Los Angeles, and my years working around the world.

 And although I am quite familiar with the incredible success of the homeless project known as Housing First that originated in Finland under the direction of the great Housing Minister Jan Vapaavuori, the program was destined to fail or falter here in the United States when it was brought over by HUD and attempted to be used here because one cannot bring over a Socialist type program developed and designed for a European type mentality and expect it to work the same here in the U.S.  We're simply different.  We act differently, we think differently.  This was supported by authors David M. Flanagan and Michele Steeb of the book Answers Behind the Red Door: Battling the Homeless Epidemic.  

 My project, "A New Hope" which took me over three years to develop, allowed me to take a few of the best elements of "Housing First" and adapt them to the American lifestyle, specifically, the Californian lifestyle, and then adding hundreds of my own ideas and shaping it to what is a revolutionary way of thinking about homelessness. Although it will take me approximately three to four hours to explain to you exactly how this entire plan will be implemented, let me give you this extremely short version.

The plan will build – from the ground up - not one – but three major metropolitan/residential cities – one in the Northern part of California; the second Northeast of the Antelope Valley outside of Los Angeles; and the third in the Southern tip of California with each having not just upper and middle class areas, where regular citizens will thrive and prosper with regular jobs and careers, (but whose focus remains the homeless) but also having a moderate class area with the capability of housing over 50,000 homeless each. 

You make a comment in your article that by forcing people into any place they don't want to go, or any place without a certain amount of privacy and autonomy, is ineffective. I absolutely agree!  My project - "A New Hope" accommodates for all that.  A New Hope makes the desire of the individual homeless person to want to move into the housing of my project so appealing, so alluring, so enticing - that those that are drug addicted, mentally ill, or alcoholic, or those that simply do not wish to return to society WANT TO COME TO THIS COMMUNITY because we make it so beautiful, warm and inviting.

And the homeless who have pets, partners and their personal belongings?  BRING THEM ALL!!   THEY ARE ALL WELCOME!! 

No curfews.  No rules (of course regular citizen rules).  These will be beautiful, divided, secure gated communities. 

Please go to my website www.Lozanoforcalifornia.com for further details about "A New Hope" and all my Political Platforms as well as the opportunity to see the News Broadcast video that was shot last week from downtown L.A. Skid Row that formally announces the unveiling of the project "A New Hope".

And then, if you determine that what I am telling you is worthy of a rebuttal, I would appreciate a re-write of your article to say that there is ONE candidate with a Homeless Plan that is worthy of offering it as a real Solution to the people of California.

- David Lozano

Videos (1)

Public Announcement of "A New Hope" - California's Solution to Homelessness. — June 2, 2022 Committee to Elect David Lozano for Governor

My name is David Lozano, and three years ago I discovered the solution to homelessness.  The solution comes from Finland through a program they call Housing First.  Finland has almost completely eliminated their entire homeless problem through this program.  As I said, I brought the basis of this program over to the United States three years ago and began using it to develop my own project to use here in California.  I have now completed that project and it is ready to be implemented.  The name of my project is called “A New Hope” and it will house and care for every homeless person here in California within two years or less.  What this means is that every homeless person that lies on our streets today, whether they are suffering from drug addiction, alcoholism, mental illness, financial instability or they simply do not wish to return to society, will be gently lifted off our streets and placed in a safe and secure environment, so that our sidewalks, parks, beaches, bridges, underpasses, freeways and roadways will be free, clear and clean for all citizens of California to use once again.

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