Monday, April 5, 2010

BWFO Endorses Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass for U.S. Congress

Press Release:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Black Women for Obama for Change, (BWFO4Change) announced today they are endorsing California State Assembly Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass, to be elected to U.S. Congress in the 33rd District in Los Angeles, California. After an interview with Assemblywoman Bass, the group applauded her support for the recently passed Health Reform legislation, commitment to combating poverty in underserved communities and her proven record of fighting for equity in criminal justice and education.

"The Honorable Karen Bass has already distinguished herself with her leadership in the California Assembly. We look forward to her serving in the United States Congress where we know she will expand on the great work she is already doing in California." said Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. National Co-Chair of BWFO4Change. “As a Los Angeles native I am pleased with the respect Speaker Emeritus Bass has earned among elected officials Statewide in California. I am confident she will build new coalitions in the U.S. Congress to help President Obama implement his initiatives,”commented Stephanie E. Myers, National Co-Chair, BWFO4Change.

Longtime Los Angeles resident Estella E. Lee commented, “Karen Bass is an excellent leader and has brought vision and warmth to our community. Organizations I belong to have honored her and I am pleased to support her in my community in Los Angeles.”

Black Women for Obama for Change is a volunteer social networking blog community established during the 2008 Presidential primaries by businesswomen and civic activists Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq., and Stephanie E. Myers. The organization monitors public policy, educates networkers about significant national issues and endorses candidates for pubic office. Disclaimer: This press release does not imply any endorsement from the White House or President Barack Obama.

Mail checks to:
Karen Bass for Congress
SG Consulting
1280 Bison Avenue, Suite B9-585
Newport Beach, CA 92660
**INSERT: BWFO on the 2nd address line for identification

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