People For the American Way

PFAW’s Next Up Victory Fund Endorses Matt Haney for San Francisco Board of Supervisors District 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2018

Contact: Drew Courtney at People For the American Way

Email: media@pfaw.org

Phone Number: 202-467-4999

Today, People For the American Way’s Next Up Victory Fund announced its endorsement for Matt Haney for San Francisco Board of Supervisors in District 6.

PFAW Political Director Lizet Ocampo issued the following statement:

“Matt’s work as an elected official speaks for itself. He has an impressive record of addressing criminal justice reform, education and poverty in San Francisco. His progressive agenda aims to bring creative solutions to District 6’s most urgent issues, including homelessness, affordable housing and public safety. Matt is a compassionate and tireless community leader ready to win for his community.”

Matt Haney, Candidate for Board of Supervisors in District 6 issued the following statement:

“I am honored to be endorsed by People for the American Way’s Next Up Victory Fund. I’m working for progressive policies that set San Francisco up for success. My pledge is to work with community leaders and to challenge my colleagues to take action to end homelessness, make housing affordable and bring safety to our streets. San Franciscans deserve the best options no matter their social, political, or economic circumstance.”

People For the American Way’s Next Up Victory Fund helps young progressive candidates age 40 and under win races for state and local offices across the country. The goal of Next Up is to build a deep bench of progressive candidates well positioned to control state legislatures, win statewide, and run for federal offices in the years and decades to come. We’re committed to winning the elections that will lead to progressive outcomes that reflect our true American values and the American Way.

Note to press: PFAW spokespeople are available for interviews on this race and on the Next Up Victory Fund’s work to elect candidates 40 and under to state and local office. To schedule, please contact Inarú Melendez, inaru@megaphonestrategies.com, 413-331-9530.

People For the American Way is a progressive advocacy organization founded to fight right-wing extremism and defend constitutional values including free expression, religious liberty, equal justice under the law, and the right to meaningfully participate in our democracy.

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