FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval is proud to announce an endorsement from Councilmember Isaiah Thomas. Saval’s campaign is building momentum. Saval’s campaign has raised over a quarter of a million dollars from more than 2,000 individual contributions, and reached out to 50,000 residents of the district by canvassing via phone or at the doors.
“Nikil Saval has been a fighter and will continue to advocate for the people of the 1st Senate District. By organizing with labor and advocating for education reform, we share the passion of giving voice to the voiceless and always putting young people first. Just as Nikil stood with me during my run for City Council, I’m proud to support Nikil and his vision. We both believe that for the current system to work, it has to include various points of views, and I look forward to working with him to create a Philadelphia that works for all of us.”—Councilmember Isaiah Thomas.
Saval said, “I’m honored to have the endorsement of Councilmember Thomas, who is one of the smartest legislators I know, and a leading advocate for workers, young people, and communities of color. I am proud to work alongside him in our fight to build a more just, sustainable and Pennsylvania.”
Saval has been endorsed by over twenty community organizations and labor unions: UNITE HERE Locals 274, 634, and 54, Teamsters BMWED-IBT, Reclaim Philadelphia, Our Revolution, One Pennsylvania, Neighborhood Networks, Second Generation, Sunrise Philadelphia, 350 Philadelphia, Food and Watch Watch Action Pennsylvania, Democratic Socialists of America Philadelphia, Data for Progress, the Temple Association of University Professionals, the Faculty and Staff Federation of the Community College of Philadelphia, the First Democratic Ward, the Second Democratic Ward, Pennsylvania Stands Up, Philly SocFem, and LILAC.