Endorsements

Throughout Virginia there are agents of change who are working at all levels to ensure justice and equity in their communities. We're proud to receive their endorsements and share this movement with them as we fight to create a Virginia that works for all rather than the powerful few.

Delegate Kaye Kory

Virginia House of Delegates, 38th District


Delegate Kaye Kory

Virginia House of Delegates, 38th District


Dr. Douglas Brown

Chairman, Newport News School Board


Dr. Douglas Brown

Chairman, Newport News School Board


Melanie Meren

Fairfax County School Board Member


Melanie Meren

Fairfax County School Board Member


Karl Frisch

Fairfax County School Board Member


Karl Frisch

Fairfax County School Board Member


Caleb Rodgers

Williamsburg City Councilmember


Caleb Rodgers

Williamsburg City Councilmember


Zach Cummings

Leesburg Councilmember


Zach Cummings

Leesburg Councilmember


Chad Martin

Vice Mayor of the city of Martinsville, VA


Chad Martin

Vice Mayor of the city of Martinsville, VA


Pastor Michelle Thomas

Loudoun County Soil and Water Conservation District Board Member, Community Faith Leader


Pastor Michelle Thomas

Loudoun County Soil and Water Conservation District Board Member, Community Faith Leader



Community Endorsements:

Robert N. Barnette Jr., Community activist and racial justice advocate

Amber Beichler, Community Leader and Activist

Elizabeth Benson, SURJ NOVA, Herndon-Reston Indivisible

Adam Chaikof, Virginia Young Democrats Labor Caucus Chair

Vernida Chaney, NoVA Legal Community Leader

Bokar “Bo” Cherif, Co-President of the Fairfax Young Democrats

Paul Davis, Democratic Party Activist 

Lindsey Davis Stover, Former 10th CD candidate and National Policy Leader

Heather Christine Foglio, Gun Violence Prevention Activist 

Diane Cooper-Gould, Education and Disability Advocate

Pastor F. Todd Gray, Fifth Street Baptist Church

Johanna Gusman, Criminal Justice Reform Advocate, Former Warren, VA Justice Dems

Dr. Sujatha Hampton, Writer and Fairfax County Community Advocate

Shyamali Hauth, Climate Activist, AAPI leader in Virginia

Brad Haywood, Founder and Executive Director of Justice Forward Virginia

Pat Hynes, Teacher, Advocate, and Former Fairfax County School Board Member

Chelsea Higgs Wise, Executive Director, Marijuana Justice, Progressive Advocate

Jimmie Lee Jarvis, Richmond Community Activist

Daniel Lagana, Former Chair of the Fairfax County Democratic Party, Army Veteran

Chris Le Menestrel, Co-lead, Virginia Democracy Forward

Ren LeVally, Community Organizer

Luke Levasseur, Community Activist, Fairfax Democratic Committee Member

Vanessa Maddox, Former Leesburg Town Council Member

Tavorise Marks, Community Leader, Social Activist, Chesterfield County NAACP Leader

Erin Matson, Reproductive rights and gender equity advocate

Harris Miller, Co-Founder and Vice Chair, Campaign for Free College Tuition; former Democratic candidate for US Senate

Alicia Plerhoples, Law Professor, Frmr. Candidate for Chair of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors 

Tierra Ragland, Activist, Community Leader, Attorney  

Bill Rice, Community Activist, Arlington Democrat

Matt Royer, Activist, VA-08 Democratic Committee Member

Naveed Shah, Veterans Advocate, Board Member – Virginia War Memorial

Julius “JD” Spain, Community Activist

Linda Sperling, Former Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Candidate, Democratic Activist

Valerie Slater, Esq., Community and Youth Advocate

Donte Tanner, Former Democratic Nominee for House of Delegates, Former Air Force Captain

Andy Twigg, Activist, Democratic Committee Member

Symone Walker, Co-Chair, Arlington NAACP Education Committee

Dr. Vernon C. Walton, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Vienna