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Felicia Williams for City Council Campaign Announces Key Endorsements

February 11, 2020 – Pasadena, California. Today the Felicia Williams for Pasadena City Council 2020 Campaign announced key endorsements that highlight her focus on public safety, neighborhoods, and the environment which are key issues in her campaign for City Council District 2.  
 

The Pasadena Police Officers Association has endorsed Felicia Williams’ campaign. “Felicia was born and raised in Pasadena and is committed to keeping our community safe.  For the past several years she has served on the Pasadena Police Foundation Board, fundraising for programs that connect the Police and the community.  We look forward to working collaboratively with her on the City Council to help to bring more and better training to the Police Department.  Please vote by mail or early voting now or at the polls on Tuesday March 3rd,” said Roger Roldan, President of the PPOA.
 

The Sierra Club Pasadena Group and the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters have endorsed Felicia Williams based on her years of environmental policy work in Pasadena, including as Chair of the City’s Environmental Advisory Commission.

The Pasadena-Foothill Association of Realtors has also endorsed Felicia Williams based on her support for small businesses and commitment to preserving our neighborhoods. 
 

​Felicia Williams was born and raised in Pasadena. With a background in finance and public policy, 13 years as an appointed Commissioner in Pasadena and on the boards of several non-profits, Felicia is a candidate who listens to the people, with the experience to lead.  You can contact Felicia at (626) 427-2678 or felicia@feliciaforpasadena.com. Find out more at www.feliciaforpasadena.com.

Felicia Williams for City Council Campaign Announces Key Endorsements

 

January 28, 2020 – Pasadena, California. Today the Felicia Williams for Pasadena City Council 2020 Campaign announced key endorsements that highlight the community-building and collaborative focus of her campaign for City Council District 2. Congresswoman Judy Chu and Congressman Adam Schiff have endorsed Felicia Williams for City Council. These recent endorsement announcements reinforce existing endorsements from Assemblymember Chris Holden and Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger. “I have known our Federal legislators for years and hope to work with our national, State, and regional elected officials to bring more resources to Pasadena to solve our most pressing problems – affordable housing, homelessness, and the environment,” said Felicia Williams. Along with Pasadena’s Congressional representatives, Felicia also picked up the endorsements of all three Democratic organizations serving Pasadena based on years of work on policies that promote equality, freedom, and dignity – Los Angeles County Democratic Party, ACT/Arroyo Democratic Club, and Democrats of the Pasadena Foothills. In addition, the National Women’s Political Caucus of the Greater Pasadena Area has endorsed to ensure strong leadership of women on the City Council. With more than 250 individual donors and strong endorsements from local educators, community leaders, and District 2 residents, Felicia Williams is running a people-powered campaign!

 

Felicia Williams was born and raised in Pasadena. With a background in finance and public policy, 13 years as an appointed Commissioner in Pasadena and on the boards of several non-profits, Felicia is a candidate who listens to the people, with the experience to lead. You can contact Felicia at (626) 427- 2678 or felicia@feliciaforpasadena.com. Find out more at www.feliciaforpasadena.com.

Pasadena Firefighters Endorse Felicia Williams for City Council District 2

 

December 5, 2019 – Pasadena, California. Today the Felicia Williams for Pasadena City Council 2020 Campaign announced the endorsement of the Pasadena Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 809. Retired Pasadena Fire Chief Calvin Wells has also endorsed Felicia Williams’ campaign. “I have known Felicia for years through her community involvement. In 2017 she attended PFFA’s first Fire Ops 101 class, getting into full fire protection gear in less than the required 60 seconds! She is dedicated to improving the lives of residents by making public safety a priority to keep our neighborhoods safe,” said IAFF Local 809 President Scott Austin. Along with Pasadena Firefighters, Felicia has the endorsements of Assemblymember Chris Holden and Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, along with a diverse group of local educators, community leaders, and District 2 residents. Based on walking District 2 and years of listening in the Pasadena community, Felicia’s key priorities are: • Prevent over development in Pasadena to preserve the character of our City and stop the displacement of our residents • Invest in existing and naturally occurring affordable housing to maintain a diverse population that supports public school enrollment • Protect our trees, environmental resources, and our historic neighborhoods and buildings • Focus on long term investment in people – a healthier, happier population will save the City more money in the future!

 

Felicia Williams was born and raised in Pasadena. With a background in finance and public policy, 13 years as an appointed Commissioner in Pasadena and on the boards of several non-profits, Felicia is a candidate who listens to the people, with the experience to lead. You can contact Felicia at (626) 427- 2678 or felicia@feliciaforpasadena.com. Find out more at www.feliciaforpasadena.com.

 

Assemblymember Chris Holden and County Supervisor Kathryn Barger Endorse Felicia Williams for City Council

May 20, 2019 – Pasadena, California. Today the Felicia Williams for Pasadena City Council 2020 Campaign announced endorsements from California State Assemblymember Chris Holden (41st District, including Pasadena, and former District 3 Pasadena City Councilmember) and Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger (5th District, including Pasadena). These are two key endorsements that demonstrate Felicia’s ability to work on a State and regional level to bring resources to Pasadena to address problems such as homelessness, affordable housing, environmental sustainability, and jobs.

Felicia has served on Assemblymember Holden’s Transportation Advisory Committee since 2013. “Felicia is a thoughtful leader who will focus on solutions that work for Pasadena. I have worked with Felicia, beginning with my time serving on the Pasadena City Council, and I’ve seen firsthand how she brings people together in the community. I enthusiastically support her campaign for City Council,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden.

“Felicia shares my strong belief that solving problems requires being responsive to our communities’ concerns and working cooperatively to meet their needs,” said Supervisor Kathryn Barger.  “I look forward to working with her – particularly on key revitalization projects on Washington Boulevard and East Colorado Boulevard which will bring jobs and opportunities to our Pasadena-area communities.”

About Felicia Williams for City Council 2020 – Felicia Williams was born and raised in Pasadena and has years of professional experience in public policy and finance. She hopes to use her years of being involved in the community as a Commissioner, Neighborhood Watch Captain, and on several non-profit boards to provide the highest level of service to Pasadena’s Council District 2. Her key issues are (1) managing new development to better match the character and vision of the City, (2) protecting our trees and environmental resources; and (3) preserving key resources instead of building new, like rehabilitating the YWCA, protecting existing affordable housing, and reinvesting in Washington Bl. and East Colorado Bl. to support opportunities for local business and jobs. You can contact Felicia at (626) 427-2678 or felicia@feliciaforpasadena.com. Find out more at www.feliciaforpasadena.com.

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