Richmond For All, Representing More Than 500 Activists in Richmond, is the Latest Grassroots Organization to Endorse Jennifer Carroll Foy’s vision for Virginia
(Woodbridge, VA) – Today, Richmond for All, representing more than 500 activists in the city, announced their support of Jennifer Carroll Foy’s candidacy for Governor. Richmond for All is the latest grassroots organization to support Jennifer Carroll Foy, including Democracy for America, CASA in Action, #VOTEPROCHOICE, Women for the Win, Sunrise Movement Virginia, and Virginia Justice Democrats.
“Del. Carroll Foy has a proven track record of advocating for policies that represent the people rather than corporate interests, ” said Richmond for All’s Director of Operations Quinton Robbins. “Her passion and continuous efforts to fight for working families and their communities stems from her own personal struggles of battling healthcare costs and facing underfunded institutions. We’re proud to endorse Del. Carroll Foy’s just and equitable vision for Virginia.”
“Growing up in Petersburg, I know what it’s like to face difficult decisions like deciding whether to pay for a prescription or for a roof over my head , ” said Del. Carroll Foy. “As Governor, I’ll make all Virignians have access to affordable healthcare and housing, good paying jobs, fight to get corruption out of Richmond and more. I am honored to have the support of Richmond for All, a pioneer in grassroots organizing, and look forward to working together to fight for working people.”
Jennifer Carroll Foy has dedicated her life to service. As one of the first women to graduate from Virginia Military Institute, a former foster mom, a magistrate judge, and public defender, Jennifer has embodied the ideals of community, honor and commitment in every facet of her life. During her time in the legislature, Jennifer led the way on the Equal Rights Amendment, proudly supported the successful fight to expand Medicaid to over 500,000 Virginians, and passed a budget that includes a 3% salary increase for teachers. She is a proud mother to twin three year olds, and wife to her husband Jeff, who she met her first week at VMI.