San Diego, CA – The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 569 has endorsed Dr. Akilah Weber for State Assembly. Dr. Weber is running in a special election for the 79th Assembly seat, a vacancy created by the appointment of Dr. Shirley Weber as Secretary of State.
“Dr. Akilah Weber has the prescription to help heal working families impacted by the pandemic, and she has the passion and commitment to empowering communities with good, local jobs,” stated Gretchen Newsom, Political Director of Local 569.
“In the State Assembly, Dr. Weber will fight for equity and immediate economic relief and recovery while protecting workers. IBEW 569 is proud to support Dr. Akilah Weber for State Assembly and we are looking forward to working with her to strengthen the green economy and create more clean energy, good-paying jobs for our trained workforce.”
ABOUT IBEW LOCAL 569
IBEW Local 569 represents over 3,600 power professionals in San Diego and Imperial Counties. Founded in 1920, IBEW Local 569 has over 90 years of electrical experience. Our members are skilled professionals who receive ongoing training throughout their career at our Electrical Training Centers located in San Diego and Imperial Counties.