March 2, 2017
By SEIU President Mary Kay Henry
Washington DC – “For working families demanding a say in America’s economic and political systems at this pivotal time in our democracy, DNC Chair Tom Perez and DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison will unite the Democratic National Party and get to the important work of rebuilding a party in which the needs of America’s working families lead.
“Together, Chairman Perez and Deputy Chair Ellison, the first Latino Chair and the first Muslim Deputy Chair, represent the beautiful diversity that represents the American people. Both Chair Perez and Deputy Chair Ellison have been champions for working families and the millions of brave service workers fighting for higher wages and a say in their workplace through the Fight for 15 movement.
“At a time when working families and our communities are under incredible attack by self-interested politicians bent on building an America for corporations, SEIU members, our families and communities are ready to get to work with Chairman Perez and Deputy Chair Ellison to fight for a future where all families and communities can thrive.”