Continues to build momentum in race for Virginia's 67th District
CHANTILLY, Va. -- Community leader Karrie Delaney yesterday picked up the endorsement of Take Action Virginia, an alliance of community and labor organizers dedicated to improving the lives of working and immigrant families. The alliance includes groups like Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA), Service Employees International Union (SEIU), United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), and Casa in Action.
“Karrie Delaney has dedicated her life to public service, and as a local community leader has demonstrated her commitment to stand up for the working families of Virginia" said Dan Lucas, political director for LiUNA. "Take Action Virginia is proud to endorse Karrie Delaney to represent Virginia's 67th House District."
“I'm honored to earn the endorsement of Take Action Virginia and look forward to working with their coalition” stated Delaney. “As Delegate I will stand up and fight for a living wage and quality benefits for all our working and immigrant families of Virginia.”
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Karrie started working at a group home for foster children - an experience where she learned how policy decisions can either serve or fail our most vulnerable. Later, as a crisis counselor, Karrie stood by women who were assaulted and raised awareness about the abuse of women around the world. When Karrie became a mother, she turned her focus towards local issues as Gov. McAuliffe's appointee to the Virginia Commission on Youth, as well as former Chair of Fairfax County Citizens Corps Council and the current Chair of Fairfax County Library Board of Trustees. She lives in Chantilly with her husband, Patrick, and their two children.