Prominent business organization endorses Laura Richardson for State Senate
SAN PEDRO – Senate District 35 candidate Laura Richardson has secured a pivotal endorsement from Citizens for Accountable Leadership (CAL) following an exhaustive interview process. Comprising distinguished business and community leaders in Southern California, CAL has a rich history, having previously organized as the African American Leadership Finance Council for the Joe Biden/Kamala Harris Presidential Campaign.
“Laura Richardson is the most qualified candidate for California State Senate District 35, and has an enriched background and experience, which enables her to serve the community,” said Dr. Gail Willis, Chair of CAL.
“I strongly believe that she has the ability to bring the necessary resources to the community in order for residents to have a better quality of life. Due to Laura Richardson’s extensive background and many years in serving the community, I strongly believe that she will serve the constituents well in the 35th Senate District,” said CAL’s Vice Chair, Rickey Ivie, Esq.
Citizens for Accountable Leadership (CAL) has a dual mission to provide a platform for candidates to discuss issues that are relevant to the community and to promote political engagement, education, and empowerment.
Additionally, CAL raises funds for candidates who are running for public office, if it’s compelling to the organization.
“I am honored to have the support and endorsement of some of Southern California’s most prominent business and community leaders and a highly respected organization that has helped elect many of our current elected officials. I look forward to working collectively with the group to bring resources into the district,” said Richardson.
The Citizens for Accountable Leadership (CAL) include Dr. Gail Willis, Rickey Ivie, Esq., (vice-chair), Clifton Albright, Esq., Charles McLurkin, Esq, J. Stanley Sanders, Esq., Hon. Nate Holden, Kerry C. Cox, M.D., Reginald Holmes, Esq., Joseph T. Rouzan III, Dr. Cheyenne Bryant, Joy Atkinson, and Eric Bates, Esq., Carl E. Douglas, Esq., Robert W. Brown, Esq., Anthony Willoughby, Esq., Anthony Calloway, M.D., Paul C. Hudson, Esq., Hon. Sherrill D. Luke, Hon. Jerome Horton, Jimmie Woods Gray, Joseph Chow, Tony Nicholas, Carmen Hawkins, Esq., Antoinette Anderson, Ed Anderson, Vilma Dawson, Ivor Dawson, Armen D. Ross, Greg Dulan, and Celestine Palmer.