Anthony Felix Jr. was born and raised in East Los Angeles. Growing up, he did not live with his parents. His father was in and out of prison while his mother was also in and out of institutions prior to moving out of state. Both his parents lost their lives because of heroin overdoses. As a ward of the court, Anthony Felix Jr. was raised by various relatives.
Anthony Felix Jr. has earned an associate's degree in administration of justice, bachelor's degree in criminal justice, master’s degree in public administration, and a doctorate in public administration with a dissertation foci on government ethics. In his continued connectedness with scholarship, Anthony serves on the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) SoCal Chapter Council as a councilmember.
Family and Work Life
Anthony Felix Jr. is a father of four daughters, ages 2 to 19. While previously working for a non-profit organization, Anthony served in an administrative role in providing mental health and homeless services to the community of South Los Angeles. Presently, Anthony works for a joint power authority (city and county of Los Angeles) where he collaborates with homeless services providers to ensure various homeless services strategies produce positive outcomes with the ultimate objective of exiting youths, single adults and families to permanent housing destinations. Anthony is also a proud union shop steward for SEIU 721.
Anthony Felix Jr. has acquired a knowledge base [as a practitioner] that empowers him to be an accountable, responsible, effective, and efficient government official. He intends to utilize his skills, knowledge and abilities to serve his constituency both loyally and above all, ethically.
Real World Vision
Based on his education, life and work experiences, Anthony Felix Jr. has a pragmatic yet progressive platform for improving the quality of life for the American people.
"I have overcome the odds in my life, but with your help in 2020 we shall overcome our political oppression."