San Fernando Valley, CA – Today, Monica Rodriguez announced that Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl has endorsed Rodriguez’s candidacy for Los Angeles City Council District 7.

“Monica Rodriguez is an experienced community leader and problem solver who understands how to build coalitions with the city, the county, and community stakeholders in order to get results for working families.  I endorse Monica Rodriguez’s campaign for Los Angeles City Council,” said L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.  “On the City Council, Monica will be a strong advocate for the Northeast Valley, fighting for safer streets and neighborhoods, affordable housing, health care access, job creation, and protecting programs for seniors and at-risk youth.”

In announcing Supervisor Kuehl’s endorsement, Monica Rodriguez released the following statement:

“I am thrilled that Supervisor Sheila Kuehl is supporting my campaign for City Council.  Throughout her career in public service, Supervisor Kuehl has been a true champion on progressive issues and causes, always leading by example.  I look forward to collaborating with Supervisor Kuehl to bring about positive changes throughout the Northeast Valley, delivering a fair share of resources and services so that all of our neighborhoods and working families can thrive.”

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Monica Rodriguez, former Los Angeles Public Works Commissioner, non-profit board member and volunteer, businesswoman, and neighborhood advocate is running for the City Council District 7 seat vacated by Felipe Fuentes.  Monica is a lifelong Northeast Valley resident, raising her family with her husband Raul, in the same community where she grew up.  Since launching her campaign in August she has secured early support from over one hundred community, public safety, business and labor leaders from Sunland-Tujunga, Sylmar, Pacoima, North Hills, La Tuna Canyon, Shadow Hills, and Mission Hills.  Please visit www.MonicaforCityCouncil.com for more information.