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April 4, 2017 — Local Elections

City of InglewoodCandidate for City Council, District 1

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Maxine Toler

Human Resources Professional
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Help local small businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents take advantage of economic opportunities provided by new development
  • Keep housing affordable through rent control and ensuring new housing developments include affordable options
  • investing in neighborhood safety and improving streets


Community Activities

President, Inglewood Project Advisory Council (2009–current)
Vice President, Around the Block Club (2010–current)
Member, Inglewood Stakeholders Committee (2010–current)
Member, Inglewood Schools Measure GG Citizens Oversight Committee (2010–current)
Commissioner, City of Inglewood (2010–2017)


For more than 30 years, Maxine Toler has made neighborhood empowerment her life’s work.

Through organizing the Around the Block Club, advocating for health equity, and strengthening Inglewood’s public services, Maxine has a proven record of putting our community first.

As a City Councilwoman, Maxine will ensure Inglewood’s future prosperity included everyone. She will focus on helping local small businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents take advantage of the economic opportunities provided by new development. She’ll help keep housing affordable and push for new housing developments to include affordable options. She’ll also work with the police department to keep neighborhoods safe and respond to your needs by delivering basic public services.

Maxine spent 20 years working as a human resources professional and raised her two adult sons in Inglewood. She has a deep connection to every aspect of Inglewood’s community. She’s advocated to create a Business Improvement District along Manchester Blvd. and push for more healthful food establishments in Inglewood. She has served on numerous neighborhood boards and city commissions, working on behalf of students, seniors, and the protecting the character and history of Inglewood.

Her involvement includes:

  • Inglewood Project Advisory Council President
  • Around the Block Club Vice President
  • Inglewood Stakeholders Committee
  • Inglewood Schools Measure GG Citizens Oversight Committee
  • Inglewood “Be Well” Advisory Board
  • Inglewood Historic Preservation Alliance
  • Advocates for African American Elders Advisory Board
  • Healthy Sustainable Inglewood Council
  • 2017 Inglewood Bike and Pedestrian Count.
  • Former Inglewood City Commissioner
  • Former member of the Inglewood Senior Center Advisory Committee

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • National Women's Political Caucus South Bay

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