Kayla Cocci

Kayla Cocci

Ridley School Board, At Large, PA

Kayla, who will graduate Ridley High School in June 2021, will be the youngest member of the Ridley School Board in history. Kayla is running for school board to be an agent for change and diversity in the Ridley School District, and wants to pave the way for young people having a voice in local politics. She has demonstrated leadership skills and a dedication to public service. Kayla had been a leader in Student Government, co-founded Ridley’s first Young Progressives of America chapter, served as a presiding officer of Ridley High School’s Gay-Straight Alliance. Outside the classroom, she has been both a volunteer and staff member for local political campaigns and elected officials, including State Representatives Leanne Krueger and Dave Delloso. She is a member of the League of Women Voters, the NAACP, a past volunteer for the Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County, and is the youngest member of the Ridley Township Democratic Committee. She is a co-organizer of the Delaware County Youth Education Alliance, which unites high school students from across Delaware County to make a positive change on issues that impact their lives.