Rodriguez Continues Building Support Among Armenian Community and Business Leaders in City Council Campaign

San Fernando Valley, CA – Building upon her broad-based, diverse support in the Northeast Valley, and continuing her momentum of support among Armenian community and business leaders, and the Armenian Council of American ACA-PAC, today Monica Rodriguez announced that recent school board candidate Araz Parseghian has endorsed her campaign.

“As a long time resident of Sunland-Tujunga, it is very important for me to have a candidate who cares about small businesses, families, local schools and the Armenian community,” said Araz Parseghian.   “I’m supporting Monica Rodriguez for Council District 7 because I know she will work for the community and fulfill the needs of the community.”

In winning this major local endorsement, Monica Rodriguez said: “Araz Parseghian is a well-respected local community leader and with a long record of giving back to our community.  I am thrilled to have earned Araz’s endorsement and that he is uniting in our campaign to bring positive solutions and deliver results for the Northeast Valley.”

Monica Rodriguez is running for the Los Angeles City Council District 7, serving Sylmar, Pacoima, North Hills, La Tuna Canyon, Lakeview Terrace, Shadow Hills, Sunland-Tujunga, and Mission Hills.  A bipartisan, broad-based grassroots coalition has united in support for Monica Rodriguez’s campaign.  Hundreds of local community leaders, educators, small business owners, environmentalists, and working families in the Northeast San Fernando Valley are supporting her campaign.  She also won the endorsements of the United Firefighters Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Protective League, Los Angeles School Police Officers Association, Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, SEIU-USWW, Laborers Local 300, Teamsters Joint Council 42, the Armenian Council of America PAC, as well as endorsements from both Democrats and Republicans, including Mayor Eric Garcetti and former Mayor Richard Riordan, Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Kathryn Barger, and Councilmembers Mitch Englander and Nury Martinez.  Please visit