Maryland — Latino and immigrant electoral powerhouse CASA in Action is thrilled to announce its endorsement of Wala Blegay for Prince George’s County Council, District 6. An extraordinary woman and immigrant, Wala is exactly the type of committed progressive change leader who can produce real results that our members seek.
“Whether it is fighting for nurses or achieving justice for immigrants, Wala Blegay is a proven leader. This fearless attorney will shake up the council, making sure that working Prince George’s families are the topmost priority. We need Wala on the Council and will fight like hell to get her elected,” said Gustavo Torres, CASA in Action board president.
“As a daughter of immigrants from Liberia and Nigeria, I am committed to protecting immigrant communities,” said Wala Blegay. “I will ensure that our immigrant brothers and sisters have the amenities that are necessary including affordable housing, healthcare, supporting small business owners, and more.”
As Maryland enters a pivotal election year, star candidates like Wala Blegay are among the first candidates CASA in Action is thrilled to unite behind. She truly represents the face of a new Maryland.
With more than 115,000+ lifetime members, CASA in Action is the largest electoral organization fighting for immigrant rights in the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, please visit CASAinAction.org. Follow us at @CASAinAction.