Latina Civic PAC Announces Endorsement of Latina Leaders
Trenton – September 26, 2022 – New Jersey’s leading organization in increasing Latina representation in government and politics, Latina Civic Political Action Committee (“Latina Civic PAC”) proudly announces the endorsement of the following candidates:
- Karol Ruiz – Board of Aldermen, Dover, NJ
- Cindy Matute-Brown – Mayor of West Orange, NJ
- Desiree Ramos Reiner – Councilwoman, Teaneck, NJ
Latina Civic PAC is a non-partisan political action committee whose mission is to increase the number of Latinas in elected and appointed offices in the State of New Jersey. The organization promotes and supports progressive leaders who stand up for an agenda that invests in Latina political leadership and advances critical issues that matter to Latinas in New Jersey.
“These Latinas are positive forces for change in their respective communities,,” stated Laura Matos, chair of Latina Civic PAC. “We are thrilled they have stepped up to run for office and are confident in their ability to continue to serve in elected office.”
Karol Ruiz, part of the Dover Forward campaign, is Assistant Deputy Public Defender at the State of New Jersey Office of the Public Defender Division of Mental Health Advocacy. Cindy Matute-Brown served on the West Orange Town Council for the past 4 years. Desiree Ramos Reiner is a former spokesperson for United States Senator Robert Menendez, where she communicated with national, local, and international press, as well as with constituency groups across the State of New Jersey.
“We endorse these Latina leaders wholeheartedly. Latina Civic’s mission revolves around supporting the many Latinas who know how to improve their communities throughout New Jersey,” said Noemi Velazquez, chair of the endorsement committee for Latina Civic PAC.
Latina Civic PAC is committed to helping Latinas engage in the political process and helping them run for public office while raising early money so they can become viable contenders.
Latina Civic PAC is a non-partisan political action committee whose specific mission is to increase the number of Latinas in elected office in the State of New Jersey and to advocate for issues that impact Latinas in New Jersey. All contributions to Latina Civic PAC are not tax deductible.