FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Nikil Saval Continues Momentum, Earning Endorsement from Laborers’ District Council
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, the choice of organized labor and working families, is proud to announce he has earned the endorsement of the more than 5,000 members of Laborers District Council of Metropolitan Philadelphia and Vicinity. This includes locals 57, 135, 332, and 413.
Saval said, “I’m honored to have the endorsement of the Laborers, the only majority-Black construction union in the city. The work of the Laborers in creating family-sustaining jobs is enormous, and I’m glad to fight alongside them for a more inclusive and diverse city.”
Saval’s campaign has raised over a quarter of a million dollars from more than 2,000 individual contributions, and reached out to 65,000 residents of the district by canvassing via phone or at the doors.
Saval has been endorsed by two elected officials and over twenty community organizations and labor unions: Councilmember Isaiah Thomas, Sheriff Rochelle Bilal, 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.