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New Electoral Collaboration to Focus on Va. Working Families

A new electoral collaboration of community and labor organizations focusing on issues impacting working families in Virginia kicked off on Monday morning at Guarapos, located at 2039 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, by announcing endorsements for the Arlington County Board and several other Virginia races.

The coalition includes SEIU 32BJ, SEIU Local 512, CASA in Action, the Mid-Atlantic Laborers’ Union, UFCW Local 400, the National Korean American Services and Education Consortium in Action Fund and a new effort to build a statewide network of African-American and student voting power headed by Austin Thompson.

The new coalition endorsed Katie Cristol and Christian Dorsey for the Arlington County Board of Supervisors, Penelope Gross for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Rozalyn “Roz” Dance for the Virginia State Senate District 16 seat and Steve Heretick for the Virginia House of Delegates District 79 seat.