MEDIA ADVISORY: Philadelphia's Community Leaders Back Cheri Honkala
Long-time Activist Enters Special Election Race and Picks Up Support
Cheri Honkala, a well-known Kensington-based anti-poverty activist and candidate for Pennsylvania State Representative in the 197th state legislative district, will be endorsed by pastors who lead Latino congregations in this heavily Spanish-speaking district, as well as community and labor leaders.
WHAT: Press conference to announce local endorsements in special election race
WHO: Cheri Honkala, candidate for 197th state legislative seat in March 21 special election
Carlos Benabe, Pastor, Casa Del Alfarero Ministry
Miguel Diaz, Pastor, Love Your Neighbor Church
Jim Moran, Director Emeritus of Philaposh
Walter Tsou, Former Philadelphia health commissioner and past president of the American Public Health Association
WHERE: Christian Academy Church, 3554 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
WHEN: 11 a.m., Friday, March 17
WHY: After years of political corruption in the 197th district, pastors who serve the Latino community in north Philadelphia, and community and labor leaders will speak out against the machine and in favor of Cheri Honkala, who has helped many families keep or find housing.
For more information, contact deputy campaign manager Michael Dennis at 717.873.0588 or [email protected].