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Release: McMorrin Builds Momentum in Final Weeks of Culver City Council Race

Release: McMorrin Builds Momentum in Final Weeks of Culver City Council Race

CULVER CITY, CA – October 21, 2020 – Two weeks before the election on November 3rd, Culver City Council candidate Yasmine McMorrin is racing toward the finish line with an array of campaign events, including a virtual rally, a postcard party, phone banking, text banking, and a final episode of her popular discussion series, Connect with Yasmine.

Yasmine McMorrin“I’m not letting up until the final vote is cast,” stated McMorrin. “Culver City is at a turning point in its history. This election is too important, the stakes too high, not to give everything I have right up to the last second of the campaign. My focus is to continue to get my message out to voters, and to make sure voters know all of the different ways that they can participate in our democracy and vote.

“Our community is more engaged than ever,” McMorrin continued. “Voters are hungry for representation that reflects their values of equity and inclusion. I plan to represent those voters, and embody those values if elected to the Culver City Council.”

McMorrin’s online series, Connect with Yasmine, continues on Thursday, October 22nd at 6:00 pm with Culver City Vice Mayor Alex Fisch as her guest. The final episode is scheduled for Wednesday, October 28th at 6:00 pm, with Culver City School Board Member Kelly Kent, Ph.D.

Connect with Yasmine streams live on Facebook and Youtube. Past episodes, which feature a range of guests discussing the most pressing issues facing Culver City voters, can be viewed at mcmorrinforculvercity.com/events-videos.

Yasmine McMorrin is hosting Office Hours on Wednesday, October 21st — sign up for a time slot to speak directly with the candidate at doodle.com/poll/7pns37qmy26txxbr.

A final campaign Zoom Postcard Party will be held on Thursday, October 22nd from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, to inform voters about the upcoming election, and why Yasmine McMorrin is the best candidate to elect to Culver City Council. More information on the Postcard Party is available on the campaign’s website: mcmorrinforculvercity.com.

The campaign is holding phone and text banking sessions on Monday, October 26th, and Monday, November 2nd, and arranging a virtual Get Out The Vote rally for the final week of the election. Those interested in participating can sign-up for the October 26th phone banking at tinyurl.com/y2arlz6k, October 26th text banking at tinyurl.com/y4dwxnck, November 2ndphone banking at tinyurl.com/y2n45ctt, and November 2nd text banking at tinyurl.com/yxg6ddbd.

Yasmine McMorrin has built a long list of leading organizations endorsing her campaign: Los Angeles County Democratic Party, Culver City Democratic Club, Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, Heart of Los Angeles Democratic Club, National Women’s Political Caucus – LA Westside, Stonewall Democratic Club, SEIU United Healthcare Workers West, California Young Democrats, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO, Culver City Community Coalition, Westside Young Democrats, Food & Water Action, Black Los Angeles Young Democrats, Abundant Housing LA Action Fund, Southwest Carpenters Union, Los

Angeles African American Women Political Action Committee, Streets for All, California Democratic Renters Council, and Bike The Vote L.A.

Dozens of volunteers, hundreds of local supporters, and a host of prominent individual endorsers have been drawn to McMorrin’s campaign, including U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass, California State Senator Holly J. Mitchell, Culver City Vice Mayor Alex Fisch, Culver City Council Members Daniel Lee and Meghan Sahli-Wells, Culver City School Board President Summer McBride, School Board Member Dr. Kelly Kent, Former School Board President Karlo Silbiger, Culver City Planning Commissioner Nancy Barba, Culver City Cultural Affairs Commissioner Len Dickter, Culver City Parks, Recreation and Human Services Commissioner Paula Amezola De Herrera, and more than a dozen other Culver City and School District Committee Members.

“I want to express my sincere gratitude to all the volunteers, supporters, donors, and endorsers who have given to the campaign,” said McMorrin. “Their strength and passion have fueled my campaign, and inspired me to work even harder for the people of Culver City.”

Yasmine McMorrin works as Interim Dean of Students and Director of Diversity at USC’s Gould School of Law. She serves as Vice-Chairperson of the Culver City General Plan Advisory Committee and is a Member of the Culver City Unified School District Equity Strategic Planning Committee.

If elected, McMorrin would be the first African-American woman to serve on the Culver City Council, and only the sixth woman elected to the Council in the city’s more than 100-year history.

To learn more, find ways to support Yasmine McMorrin’s campaign for Culver City Council, or view event videos, Town Halls, and Connect with Yasmine episodes, please visit mcmorrinforculvercity.com.