SAN GABRIEL VALLEY PROGRESSIVES ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS THEREBY SECURING THE FOUR LEADING DEMOCRATIC ENDORSEMENTS IN THE DISTRICT

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY PROGRESSIVES ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS THEREBY SECURING THE FOUR LEADING DEMOCRATIC ENDORSEMENTS IN THE DISTRICT

LOS ANGELES (2/14/2024) – In a significant development in the District 31 Congressional race, Mary Ann
Lutz, an elected leader, dedicated advocate and a tireless worker for progressive causes, is proud to
announce that she has received the endorsement of the San Gabriel Valley Progressive Democrats. This
endorsement, along with endorsements from the United Democrats of the San Gabriel Valley, East Area
Progressive Democrats, and Foothill Community Democrats, represents a powerful vote of confidence
from the most influential Democratic organizations in the area.

Mary Ann Lutz has long been at the forefront of democratic and progressive politics in the district,
championing policies that support working families, improving transportation and local infrastructure,
creating better access to healthcare, and protecting our environment for future generations. Her
campaign has been built on the foundation of inclusivity, integrity, and innovation, striving to bring
about meaningful change that benefits all constituents.

In response to the San Gabriel Valley Progressives endorsement, Lutz expressed her gratitude and
reaffirmed her commitment to the issues important to voters by stating: “I am honored and humbled to
receive the endorsement of the San Gabriel Valley Progressive Democrats. Together, we will work
tirelessly to address the challenges facing our district, from healthcare accessibility to climate change,
and ensure a brighter future for all residents. This endorsement strengthens our movement and brings
us one step closer to victory.”

The endorsement from the San Gabriel Valley Progressive Democrats not only boosts Lutz’s campaign
but also underscores the unity and strength of Democrats in the district.

MARY ANN LUTZ RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S POLITICAL CAUCUS, SOLIDIFYING HER AS THE CANDIDATE OF CHOICE FOR WOMEN

MARY ANN LUTZ RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S POLITICAL CAUCUS, SOLIDIFYING HER AS THE CANDIDATE OF CHOICE FOR WOMEN

Lutz Receives Endorsements From Three of the Most Influential Women’s Groups

LOS ANGELES (January 31, 2024) – Mary Ann Lutz for Congress is proud to announce the endorsement of the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC), a prestigious and influential organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process and creating a political power base designed to achieve equality for all women.  

The NWPC joins a growing list of prominent women’s organizations supporting Mary Ann Lutz, including the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Women’s Political Caucus (WPC). This latest endorsement solidifies her position as the clear choice for women voters in this crucial race.

“Former Mayor of Monrovia and current Citrus College Trustee Mary Ann Lutz’s long-standing record of elevating women throughout the San Gabriel Valley is exceptional. Mary Ann has racked up the endorsements of our sister organizations, the National Organization for Women and the Los Angeles Women’s Political Committee, and has strong grassroots support throughout the district,” stated Leta Schlosser, Chair of the National endorsing board for the NWPC.

The NWPC endorsement comes as an ongoing testament to Lutz’s solid commitment to advocating for women’s rights and empowerment. “I am deeply honored to receive the endorsement of the National Women’s Political Caucus,” said Mary Ann Lutz. “Their long-standing dedication to elevating women in politics aligns with my campaign’s mission to bring diverse and progressive voices to the forefront and ensure that every voice is heard.”

Lutz’s platform focuses on key issues important to women such as gender equality, healthcare, education, and economic empowerment for women. Her vision includes advocating for policies that support working families, ensuring equal pay for equal work, and defending women’s healthcare rights.

“With the backing of the NWPC, along with the National Organization for Women and Women’s Political Caucus, the excite around our campaign continues to grow,” Mary Ann added. “Their support amplifies our message and commitment to creating a more equitable and just society for everyone.”

The Mary Ann Lutz for Congress campaign extends its heartfelt gratitude to the National Women’s Political Caucus for their endorsement and looks forward to a powerful partnership in the pursuit of progressive change and gender equality.

MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS RECEIVES 100% PERFECT SCORE FROM GREENPEACE USA

MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS RECEIVES 100% PERFECT SCORE FROM GREENPEACE USA

LOS ANGELES (January 25, 2024) – World renown environmental organization, Greenpeace USA, gives Mary Ann Lutz a perfect score for her environmental policy positions.  
 
The activist organization produced a 2024 California Congressional District 31 Scorecard showing Mary Ann Lutz as the only candidate in CA 31 with a perfect, pro-environment position on their leading issues.  
 
Greenpeace USA is focused on the climate crisis, safeguarding the planet for future generations, advancing racial justice, and building an economy that puts people over profits.  In order to support pro-environment candidates, Greenpeace USA organizes their volunteers to reach out to voters in CA 31 by sending personalized letters about the scorecard and Lutz’s ranking.  
 
“This is just fantastic,” said Lutz, an environmental policy expert with a proven track record.  “With so many candidates in the race, the voters need to hear from respected organizations about which candidate will best protect the environment and fight climate change.  I’m thrilled to know there are legions of volunteers working to help inform the voters on the importance of supporting my candidacy.”
 
Former Mayor, Councilmember and current Community College Trustee, Lutz has demonstrated a deep commitment to preserving open spaces, protecting water and air quality, and advocating for sustainable policies throughout her career. As a past Chair of the LA Regional Water Quality Control Board, co-creator of HR 7279, and environmental Chair of the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (SGVCOG), she played a pivotal role in shaping and implementing environmental initiatives to safeguard natural  resources and promote ecological balance.

MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS RECEIVES COVETED WOMENS ENDORSEMENT

MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS RECEIVES COVETED WOMENS ENDORSEMENT

“The National Organization for Women enthusiastically endorses Mary Ann Lutz for Congress”

– Christian F. Nunes, NOW Pac Chairwoman

LOS ANGELES (1/19/24) – Mary Ann Lutz for Congress proudly announces a significant endorsement from the National Organization for Women (NOW), a leading advocate for women’s rights in the United States.

“At this time of crisis in our nation, Mary Ann Lutz is the candidate we need in Congress to fight to protect equal rights and equal access; especially now while conservative extremists attack our most fundamental rights. Mary Ann has worked tirelessly to protect reproductive rights, equal pay, gender equity, and has helped countless women get elected to office.  The National Organization for Women enthusiastically endorses Mary Ann Lutz for Congress.” stated Christian F. Nunes, NOW Pac Chairwoman.

“I am deeply honored to receive the endorsement of the National Organization for Women,” said Lutz, candidate for the 31st Congressional District. “NOW’s commitment to advancing gender equality, reproductive rights, and social justice aligns closely with the values and policies that are central to my campaign. This endorsement is not just a support for me but a recognition of our shared vision for a more equitable and just society.”

The Lutz campaign has prioritized issues such as equal pay, reproductive rights, and combating violence against women. This endorsement from NOW highlights the campaign’s commitment to these critical issues and reinforces Mary Ann Lutz’s role as a champion for women throughout California and the nation.

The Mary Ann Lutz for Congress campaign is grateful for the support of the National Organization for Women and looks forward to working together to advance the cause of women’s rights and equality.

LOCAL LEADERS IN EDUCATION ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

LOCAL LEADERS IN EDUCATION ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

LOS ANGELES (December 5, 2023) – In a notable development for the District 31 congressional race, Mary Ann Lutz, a prominent advocate for accessible and quality education, has garnered pivotal endorsements from esteemed community college trustees in the region.

Twenty leaders in education at the community college level have come together to endorse Lutz – endorsements that underscore her unwavering commitment to education and her proven track record in championing policies that enhance educational opportunities for all.

“Education is the cornerstone of our society, and Mary Ann Lutz’s dedication to ensuring access to quality education aligns perfectly with our values,” said Andra Hoffman, President Community College League Board (CCCT) and Trustee, Los Angeles Community College District.  “We are confident that her leadership will bring about significant advancements in educational funding, policy, and accessibility.”

Throughout her career and as a Trustee of Citrus Community College, Lutz has been a vocal advocate for comprehensive educational reform. Her efforts have been focused on expanding access to quality education, improving educational infrastructure, and ensuring that every individual has the opportunity to reach their full potential through learning.

This collective endorsement from respected educational leaders marks a significant moment in the congressional race, highlighting Lutz’s strong alignment with educational priorities that resonate deeply within the community.

Community College Trustees Endorsing Mary Ann Lutz for Congress include:

President Community College League Board (CCCT) / Board Trustee Andra Hoffman, Los Angeles Community College District

Board Vice President Anthony Contreras, Citrus Community College

Board Trustee Cheryl Alexander, Citrus Community College 

Board Secretary Patricia Rasmussen, Citrus Community College 

Board Vice President, Trustee Nichelle Henderson, Los Angeles Community College District    

Board Trustee Trisha Murakawa, El Segundo Community College         

Board Trustee Barry Snell, Santa Monica College   

Board Trustee Yvette Davis, Glendale Community College      

Board Trustee Desiree Portillo-Rabinov, Glendale Community College  

Board Trustee Ann Ransford, Glendale Community College

Vice President CCCT Board/ Board Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg, Kern Community College District

Board Trustee Yovani Jimenez, Kern Community College District

Board Trustee Greg Pensa, Allan Hancock College

Board Trustee Deana Olivares-Lambert, Chaffey College

Board Trustee Deborah Ikeda, State Center College

Board Trustee Dr. Sharoni Little, Compton Community College

Board Trustee Barbara Jean Calhoun, Compton Community College

Board Trustee Barbara Dunsheath, North Orange County College District

Board Trustee Tammy Silver, Pasadena City College, City of Pasadena

Board Trustee James Osterling, Pasadena City College, City of Pasadena

HONORABLE JACKIE GOLDBERG ENDORSES MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

HONORABLE JACKIE GOLDBERG ENDORSES MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

Los Angeles (Nov 27, 2023)– Mary Ann Lutz for Congress (District 31) is proud to announce the endorsement of LAUSD Board of Education Member, former State Assemblymember and Los Angeles City Councilmember Jackie Goldberg. Goldberg, whose extensive experience has focused on improving the lives of children and families by serving at both the state and local levels, has endorsed Lutz for her much-needed leadership in Congress and her ability to deliver for the District.

“I’m proud to endorse Mary Ann Lutz for Congress.  Mary Ann has the experience and levelheaded leadership we need in Congress to tackle the issues that impact our local communities and our nation, while bringing federal funding back to the district to invest in programs that improve neighborhoods,” stated Goldberg.

Jackie Goldberg is one of our most respected and revered public figures. Receiving her endorsement is a tremendous honor,” stated Lutz.  “Jackie’s years of public service has benefited all of us and serves as an example of what can be accomplished when you’re able to work with others while remaining true to those you serve. Her support reinforces my commitment to be a voice for all in the San Gabriel Valley and to bring positive change and investments to our District.”

FOOTHILL COMMUNITY DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

FOOTHILL COMMUNITY DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

LOS ANGELES (November 9, 2023) –Mary Ann Lutz for Congress is honored to announce that it has received the official endorsement of the Foothill Community Democrats for the upcoming Congressional race for District 31.

“We’re proud to endorse Mary Ann Lutz for Congress,” said Jason Willoughby, President of Foothill Community Democrats.   “Mary Ann understands firsthand the challenges facing voters in the district and has the vast experience needed to address those challenges and create a better future for us all.”

Lutz, a proven leader and dedicated public servant, has earned widespread support for her commitment to progressive values and her record of effective governance. The endorsement from the Foothill Community Democrats, a respected and influential political organization in the region, is a significant affirmation of Lutz’s vision for a more inclusive, prosperous, and sustainable future for all constituents.

“As someone who has always worked to put the needs of people first, I am truly humbled by the Foothill Community Democrats’ endorsement,” said Lutz. “Their confidence in my ability to represent our district’s values and priorities in Congress reinforces the strength of our campaign. Together, we will work toward comprehensive solutions to the challenges we face as a community and a nation.”

The Foothill Community Democrats’ endorsement provides a substantial boost to Lutz’s visibility and momentum. 

EAST AREA PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS ENDORSE 

EAST AREA PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

LOS ANGELES (October 31, 2023) — The East Area Progressive Democrats (EAPD), a prominent political organization dedicated to promoting progressive values and candidates, has endorsed Mary Ann Lutz for Congress – District 31. 

“East Area Progressive Democrats (EAPD) are delighted to endorse Mary Ann Lutz for Congress. From her service as mayor of Monrovia to her leadership for community colleges as a crucial pathway of opportunity, Mary Ann has shown determination to serve others and advance equal rights. We stand with her to win and represent the San Gabriel Valley and Foothills Communities of the 31st District,” stated Hans Johnson, President, EAPD.

“I am honored and humbled to receive the endorsement of the East Area Progressive Democrats,” said Lutz. “This organization has been at the forefront of advocating for policies that create a more just, equitable, and sustainable society. Their support reinforces my campaign’s commitment to fighting for a brighter future for everyone.”

Throughout her career in public service, Lutz has demonstrated unwavering dedication to the communities she serves by consistently advocating for policies that uplift the marginalized and protect the environment. Her track record as a local leader showcases her ability to bring people together and create meaningful change. Lutz’s comprehensive policy platform addresses the most pressing issues of our time, reinforcing her leadership as a champion for working families, public safety, education, climate justice, immigration reform and women’s rights. 

MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS RECEIVES COVETED ENDORSEMENT FROM THE WOMEN’S POLITICAL COMMITTEE

MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS RECEIVES COVETED ENDORSEMENT FROM THE WOMEN’S POLITICAL COMMITTEE

LOS ANGELES (10/24/23) – Today, Mary Ann Lutz’s campaign for Congress proudly announces its endorsement from the esteemed Women’s Political Committee (WPC). This endorsement recognizes Lutz’s decades of championing women’s rights, gender equality, and supporting policies that uplift all members of our society.

“I am profoundly honored to have the support of the Women’s Political Committee,” says Lutz. “Their long-standing work to amplify women’s voices and leadership in the political arena aligns with the core values of my campaign. Together, we will work tirelessly to create an inclusive America where everyone, regardless of gender, has the opportunity to thrive and where our rights are guaranteed.”

The Women’s Political Committee is the oldest political action committee in the country focused on supporting pro-choice women running for political office across the country.  Their endorsement of Lutz signifies a shared vision for a more equitable future, emphasizing Lutz’s dedication to championing issues that directly impact women and marginalized groups.

The Lutz campaign welcomes the support from WPC and pledges to remain devoted to the cause of equality, representation, and justice. With this endorsement, the campaign is even more energized, ensuring a brighter future for all.

WAVE OF LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

WAVE OF LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS ENDORSE MARY ANN LUTZ FOR CONGRESS

LOS ANGELES (September 14, 2023) – Today, Mary Ann Lutz for Congress (District 31) proudly announced a wave of significant endorsements from eighteen local mayors, councilmembers, and other city officials.

These leaders have chosen to endorse Lutz because of her dedicated record of public service and her commitment to addressing the challenges facing our collective communities by bringing their voice to Washington, D.C.

“I’m honored to receive the endorsements of such respected officials,” stated Lutz. “Having served as a mayor and councilmember, I know firsthand that those elected to local office grapple each day with issues facing those who live and work in our communities. When elected to Congress, I look forward to continuing to collaborate with them to bring the real solutions and lasting change we all need and deserve.”

Those endorsing Mary Ann Lutz for Congress include: 

Mayor Adele Andrade-Stadler, City of Alhambra 

Mayor Bruce Lathrop, City of Bradbury

Mayor Jody Schulz, City of Duarte

Mayor Pro Tem Larry Spicer, City of Monrovia

Former Mayor Lois Gaston, City of Duarte

Former Mayor Gary Kovacic, City of Arcadia

Former Mayor David Berger, Lima, OH

Councilmember Sam Kang, City of Duarte 

Councilmember Rick Crosby, City of La Verne 

Councilmember Tamala Kelly, City of Monrovia 

Councilmember Nora Garcia, City of Pomona 

Councilmember Chelsea Beyer, City of West Hollywood 

Councilmember John Edelston, City of Agoura Hills 

Former Councilmember Liz Riley, City of Duarte

Former Councilmember Denis Bertone, City of San Dimas 

Treasurer Janet Wall, City of Monrovia

Former City Clerk Linda Proctor, City of Monrovia