For Immediate Release
October 7, 2019
City Council Candidate Liliana Rivera Baiman announced today that her campaign has received the endorsement of the Columbus Education Association (CEA), the union representing more than 4,000 teachers, librarians, nurses, counselors, psychologists, and other education professionals in Columbus City Schools. The endorsement follows a screening process and several rounds of membership votes conducted by Teachers for Better Schools, the CEA Political Action Committee.
“This past year our incredible Columbus teachers demonstrated that with unity and clear purpose we can take on powerful institutions and win major victories for our most vulnerable residents.” said Baiman, “As a member of City Council, I will stand shoulder to shoulder with CEA to prioritize the needs of students and educators instead of tax breaks for wealthy corporations, and to ensure that every child in Columbus has access to the world-class public education they deserve.”
Liliana Rivera Baiman is a labor organizer, working mother, and immigrant running for Columbus City Council on a progressive platform including one good job for all Columbus residents, real affordable housing, and robust, reliable, and affordable public transportation. Her campaign has been endorsed by a wide variety of organizations including Labor Unions, the Democratic Socialists of America,The Matriots, Working Families Party, Vote Mama, and Vote Pro Choice.