CASA in Action Endorses Vicki Almond for Baltimore County Executive

LANGLEY PARK, MD  (WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2018) – CASA in Action, the region’s largest immigrant rights electoral organization, announced its endorsement of Vicki Almond for Baltimore County Executive. Currently a member on the county council, Vicki Almond is a highly qualified candidate with years of experience empowering the local community and developing a strong economy.

“We need a champion with a strong record of service, and Vicki Almond has proven to be the relentless leader that Baltimore County needs to continue thriving,” said Gustavo Torres, President of CASA in Action. “I am confident that with her limitless belief in social justice, Baltimore County will face an unprecedented surge in legislation that uplifts equity and opportunity. Creating new jobs, keeping our neighborhoods safe, and robustly funding public schools are top priorities on her platform, and we enthusiastically support her as she seeks this office.”

The only female candidate in the race, Almond will advocate for legislation that maintains safe, healthy neighborhoods and reinvigorates the local economy to make communities stronger. She will find creative solutions that improve the livelihoods of working Americans in Baltimore County.

“Baltimore County needs a strong leader with the courage to stand up for working families,” said Vicki Almond. “As Baltimore County Executive, I will put working families first — and work to expand opportunities so that we build a stronger economy for all. I am proud to have earned the endorsement of CASA in Action and remain committed to making Baltimore County the inclusive, thriving place I know it to be.”

In the months leading up to the election, CASA in Action is leading a multi-pronged voter outreach program to ensure that Almond and other endorsed candidates get elected. 

“From Towson to Catonsville, our members are excited to turn out the vote for Vicki Almond in Baltimore County,” said Yaheiry Mora, Director of CASA in Action. “CASA in Action members will advocate for progressive issues and will eagerly raise up candidates, like Almond, that put working families first.

Interviews for Baltimore County Executive candidates were held at CASA in Action’s headquarters in Langley Park.

 

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With nearly 100,000 lifetime members, CASA in Action is the largest electoral organization fighting for immigrant rights in the Mid-Atlantic region. Visit CASAinAction.org.

CASA in Action, a 501(c)(4) organization, is the foremost Latino and immigrant organization in the Mid-Atlantic region and a national leader in supporting immigrant families and ensuring that all individuals have the core supports necessary for full participation in society. CASA in Action and CASA in Action PAC endorse candidates that advance its membership’s priorities and facilitates greater engagement of Latinos and voters of color in elections. With nearly 100,000 members, CASA in Action is an individual membership organization of low-income immigrants.  Donations to CASA in Action are not tax-deductible.

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