Prominent Community Groups Back Councilmember David Ryu’s Re-Election Bid
LOS ANGELES, CA -- Coming on the heels of announcing impressive endorsements, today Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu announced that his campaign for re-election has earned the endorsement of the Latino Coalition of Los Angeles, the Hollywood Chapter of the National Organization for Women (Hollywood NOW), and the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region (ANCA-WR).
“From an ordinance to reform the City’s matching funds program, which directly helps women and men from all walks of life to run for office, to comprehensive parental leave policies, Ryu is a champion and ally for women and girls and he is our Councilmember in every sense of the word,” the Executive Board of Hollywood NOW said.
“Councilmember Ryu has been a strong advocate for the Armenian community on the City Council, supporting the funding of Armenian schools, community organizations and initiatives, working to support ANCA regional and national efforts such as genocide recognition and Turkish divestment at the local council, and issuing his strong support for the self-determination for the Armenians of Artsakh,” said ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian, Esq.
“David Ryu has proven his commitment to effectively representing and serving the Latinos and all community members of his district,” said Cindy Villegas, president of the Latino Coalition of Los Angeles. “David's efforts to engage community members and bridge the gap between opposing voices has resulted in positive change for our organization's members and constituents. The Latino Coalition of Los Angeles is extremely excited to provide Councilmember Ryu with our endorsement and support."
“Community groups like the Latino Coalition of Los Angeles, the Hollywood Chapter of the National Organization for Women, and the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region play an integral part in supporting and amplifying community members in our district,” said Councilmember David Ryu. “These community groups are crucial to the wellbeing and diversity of our district and I am honored to receive their endorsements.”
Since launching his re-election campaign, Councilmember Ryu has announced endorsements from 300 community leaders, Planned Parenthood & dozens of women leaders, The Los Angeles Times, environmental groups, the Democratic Party & local Democratic organizations, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff and prominent congressional leaders, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti & fellow Los Angeles elected leaders, state legislators, County elected officials and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and over 30 individual labor unions. A full list of his endorsements can be found here.
Recently, Councilmember Ryu rolled out his fourth digital ad in his re-election bid. Titled "Homelessness” the ad can be viewed by clicking here or on the link below:
Constituents are invited to stay up to date by following Councilmember Ryu’s Facebook Page here and Twitter feed here.
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Los Angeles City Councilmember David E. Ryu represents the 4th Council District which includes Griffith Park, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Miracle Mile, Hancock Park, Windsor Square, Larchmont and portions of Koreatown and Van Nuys.