FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CAMBRIDGE—Barbara Lee, founder and president of the Barbara Lee Political Office and a national expert on engaging women in American politics, today endorsed Suzanne Lee in her bid for election to the Boston City Council in District 2. Suzanne Lee ran a very competitive race for the seat in 2011, missing by a remarkably narrow 87 votes.
“I proudly support Suzanne Lee for election to the Boston City Council and am thrilled to endorse her,” said Barbara Lee. “She is unquestionably qualified to represent District 2, a growing community with a diversity Suzanne reflects.”
“A community leader and educator for more than 20 years, Suzanne Lee is deeply committed to serving Boston families. She is a constant and vibrant presence in the city’s civic life and has an impressive track record bringing together diverse groups. She’s elevated the voices of immigrants, children, and families through her advocacy for garment workers and as an award-winning school principal.”
“Suzanne Lee will bring that same effectiveness and in-touch, results-driven leadership to the City Council.”
About Barbara Lee
Barbara Lee is a national leader in advancing women’s equality in American politics. She founded and leads the Barbara Lee Political Office and the nonpartisan Barbara Lee Family Foundation. Through strategic advice, candidate training, direct support, and voter mobilization, Lee has helped elect 118 women in 28 states, including every sitting Democratic woman governor and U.S. Senator. Her foundation’s nonpartisan research has studied every woman candidate’s campaign for Governor since 1998.