UA-40932197-1

ICONIC WATTS COMMUNITY LEADERS ENDORSE WARREN FURUTANI FOR STATE SENATE

12249917_919542868140504_3114114064395462475_n“Sweet” Alice Harris and Arturo Ybarra – two iconic community leaders from Watts – have endorsed Warren Furutani in California’s 35th Senate District.

“Warren is a real leader we can count on,” said Harris.  “We’re going to get him in that seat.”

“For decades, Warren Furutani has been leading the fight to improve our schools and health care,” said Ybarra.  “He is our champion.”
Harris is the founder of Parents of Watts, which serves disadvantaged youths and adults.  Ybarra is the founder of the Watts Century Latino Organization, which advocates for improved housing, public safety, and education for local families.
“These are two of the most important community leaders in Watts, and local residents trust their opinions,” said Furutani.  “Their support shows that I can unite the community and bring people together.”
Harris and Ybarra join a long list of key local leaders who have endorsed Furutani, including L.A. City Councilmember Joe Buscaino, Congressman Ted Lieu, L.A. School Board President Richard Vladovic, and Carson Mayor Pro Tem Elito Santarina.
###
Post Tagged with , ,


About 2urbangirls

2 Urban Girls has been cited in City Watch LA, Compton Herald, Daily News, Inglewood Today, Intersections South LA, KCRW, KPCC, Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, LA Watts Times, Mercury News and The Atlantic.

Copyright © 2011 - 2017 Urban Girl Media All Rights Reserved.