Continuing to expand her extensive coalition of support from organizations representing working families in her campaign to represent California’s 68th Assembly District, Irvine City Councilwoman Melissa Fox earned a critical endorsement from the United Domestic Workers of America, UDW/AFSCME Local 3930.
In a statement released with the announced endorsement, UDW AFSCME Local 3930 Executive Director Doug Moore commented:
“The members of UDW AFSCME Local 3930 are excited to endorse Melissa Fox for Assembly District 68. On the Irvine City Council, Melissa has proven herself an ally for working families, whether it’s advocating for more investments in job training programs, prevailing wages, or workers protections. We know she will stand in solidarity with our home care workers in Sacramento and fight for an economy that works for everyone, and we’re excited to help her campaign.”
A career-long attorney, Melissa Fox has served on the Irvine Council since 2016 after winning an at-large, citywide election. She also serves as a Director of the Orange County Fire Authority and previously served as Vice Chair of the Orange County Great Park. Melissa has been recognized for her dedication to fiscal responsibility by the Orange County Auditor-Controller with the “Orange County Taxpayer Watchdog Award.” Fox has also been honored for her dedication to children and families by earning the “Hero of Children Award” from the Child Abuse Protection Network.
Councilwoman Fox is the Founder and Senior Attorney at The Fox Firm, a civil law firm specializing in business law and public affairs. In addition, she serves as Southern Vice Chair of the Democratic Municipal Officials, California.
Her service on local and regional boards and agencies includes Community Energy Partnership, Library Advisory Board of Orange County Library System, Chair of the Green Ribbon Environmental Committee, and Chair of the Irvine Community Land Trust for Affordable Housing.
This article was released by Melissa Fox for State Assembly 2020.