Today's acceptance of mixed race families

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Today's acceptance of mixed race families

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The experience of today's mixed race kids will be very different than it was for children, even a generation ago. There are more mixed race kids then, for example, when I was growing up. It's not unusual to go to school with mixed kids, to have friends that are mixed. It can be African American and White, Asian and White, various mixtures. Depending on where you live mixed families are part of the fabric of the community. It wasn't like that when I was growing up, we were the only mixed family. People stared and made comments and I just don't see that happening as much today, thankfully.

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Christina Simon has a Bachelor of Political Science degree from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in urban planning from UCLA. Christina is a past winner of the prestigious California State Senate Fellowship. She is a former vice president at Fleishman-Hillard, a global public relations firm. She is the mother of a son and a daughter who attend elementary school at The Willows Community School in Culver City. Christina served as the Co-Chair of the Willows School Auction in 2007-2008 and was actively involved in the annual fundraising campaign for several years. Christina was born and raised in LA. She currently lives with her husband and two children in Coldwater Canyon.

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