Endorsements

I am committed campaigning the way that I intend to govern, and that is with a people-centered approach. For me, that means building a broad coalition of support from across all different spectrums.

I don’t, and won’t ever have all of the answers, and so that means that I am depending on my partners to help educate me on the most important issues to their communities and hold me accountable when I am not leading with their best interests at heart.

I welcome and hope to earn the support of as many organizations, caucuses, labor partners, individuals, and ultimately voters of Ward One as possible throughout the duration of my campaign and beyond.

I look forward to doing this work with all of you!

AFSCME

“AFSCME Council 5 proudly endorses Liz De La Torre for Ward One to represent Ward One on Saint Paul’s City Council.De La Torre is an advocate, a first-generation American, and a former staffer for Congresswoman Betty McCollum. She is also an AFSCME Local 8 member, serving as an advocate for sexual assault victims for Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health.We are proud to endorse a leader committed to the principles of equity, transparency, and justice for all Saint Paul residents.”

 

Stonewall DFL

“Liz not only speaks adeptly to the issues affecting LGBTQ St. Paulites – she has demonstrated that she’s a powerful advocate for our community,” said Samuel Doten, Stonewall DFL chair. “Liz’s work as a sexual assault advocate has given her first-hand knowledge of how LGBTQ people disproportionately experience sexual assault, abuse, and exploitation and what’s needed to change our systems and practices to interrupt cycles of violence. She doesn’t show up with prescribed solutions, but starts by listening and collaborating. Stonewall DFL is proud to endorse Liz De La Torre to build a stronger Ward One.”

 

Jim McDonough, Ramsey County Board Chair

“Working in Ramsey County and the community, I have watched Liz bring her own lived experience to the work of improving people’s lives and lift our communities and neighbors up.”Liz brings dedication, passion, and an unwavering commitment to her work as a Sexual Assault Advocate. She’s been instrumental in changing the way we respond to victim/survivors across disciplines.”Liz understands the nuances of policy making. She’s not afraid to ask the tough questions and speak from the heart. She will continue to be the fearless advocate she’s always been on behalf of our communities and all our neighbors in Ward One.”

 

Jon Schumacher St. Paul Public School Board Chair

“I am thrilled to support my friend Liz De La Torre for St. Paul City Council in Ward 1. Liz in an individual with many firsts; she is a first generation American as well as the first in her family to graduate from high school and college. Liz is smart, honest, and dynamic. She is a listener, an advocate, and cares deeply for all people. Liz will work hard to to promote the issues that affect out city as a whole and I know that she will be an advocate for the students of St. Paul Public Schools at City Hall. I am proud to stand with Liz and her campaign.”

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