Haitian Community Leaders Endorse Michelle Wu for Mayor
Released on: October 07, 2021
Boston, MA— More than 20 Haitian community leaders came together to celebrate the opening of Michelle Wu’s second campaign office and announce their official endorsement of Wu. The community leaders expressed their enthusiastic support of Michelle Wu for Mayor.
“I am endorsing Michelle Wu as the next Mayor of the City of Boston, because she's a progressive candidate that will reconcile our city and mend all fences by uniting our city via equities for all. Also by setting up a table at City Hall where every community member will be a partner and be well represented on every need without any exclusion,” said Jean-Claude Sanon.
“I’m grateful that our diverse and broad coalition continues to grow with Haitian leaders from all over Boston. These leaders are trailblazers in their communities who have continuously worked to make Boston a more equitable and inclusive city,” said Michelle Wu.
Community leaders also included Metheun Ward City Councilor Eunice Delice Zeigler, Yves Mary Jean, Kerby Roberson, Jovan Lacet, Oswald Neptune, Henry Milorin, James Reginald Colimon, Michel Denis, Richard Champagne, Duckens Petit-Maitre, Alix Cantave, Fritz Guerrier, Shango Polynice, Ernst Guerrier, Mario Archer, Leonise Desrosiers, Venette Jean Pierre, Rodney Nerestant, Panel Armand, Patrick Domercant, Nancy Chery, Ronald Dalexis, Wilson Telismo, and Arthur Almeda.
These endorsements add to an enthusiastic multigenerational, multicultural coalition of grassroots supporters, including leaders Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Ed Markey, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Mayor Kim Janey, Sheriff Steve Tompkins, Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards, Boston City Councilor Liz Breadon, Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo, State Senator and Assistant Majority Leader Sal DiDomenico, State Representative and Assistant Majority Leader Mike Moran, State Representative and Ways and Means Chair Aaron Michlewitz, State Senator Sonia Chang Diaz State Senator Julian Cyr, Representatives Liz Miranda, Adrian Madaro, Jay Livingstone, Tram Nguyen, Tommy Vitolo, Natalie Higgins, Vanna Howard, Maria Robinson, Andy Vargas; Suffolk County Register of Probate Felix Arroyo Sr.; former State Representative and Assistant Majority Leader Byron Rushing; labor unions 1199 SEIU, 32BJ SEIU, Teamsters Local 25, New England Joint Board of UNITE HERE!, UAW Region 9A, Laborers Local 22, Alliance of Unions at the MBTA, MBTA Inspectors Union Local 600, OPEIU Local 453; climate organizations Sunrise Boston, Sierra Club, the Environmental League of Massachusetts, 350 Mass Action; Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts; WAKANDA II; Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale; Boston’s Ward 1, Ward 4 and Ward 5 Democratic Committees; The Boston Guardian; and fellow municipal elected officials from across Greater Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. For all of Michelle for Boston’s endorsements, visit michelleforboston.com/endorsements.