Los Angeles – The CHIRLA Action Fund, one of the strongest advocates for immigrant rights in California, announced Tuesday it is endorsing Jacque Robinson for Mayor of the City of Pasadena.
With her experience and dedication, Jacque Robinson represents the diversity and future of Pasadena. She is the only woman candidate in a field of six. Elections are March 10, 2015.
The following are statements from Angelica Salas, CHIRLA Action Fund Board Chair.
“We are delighted to endorse a fighter for underrepresented communities and a champion for all residents of Pasadena. Robinson has the charisma, expertise, and drive to bring our community together and represent us well.
On several issues that have impacted immigrants, including comprehensive immigration reform and Proposition 47, Ms. Robinson has demonstrated she understands our community and that’s why we support her efforts to lead Pasadena as the next Mayor.”
The CHIRLA Action Fund first endorsed Ms. Robinson in 2007 when she first ran for the Pasadena City Council. Ms. Robinson is a first generation American of Belizean roots.