The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Local 927, formally endorsed Ceasar Mitchell for Mayor of Atlanta.IATSE endorsed Mr. Mitchell because of his record supporting fair wages for working families and his belief in expanding job growth in the arts and entertainment industries.
Eight years ago, civil rights icon and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young asked then City Councilman Ceasar Mitchell not to run for mayor.“I told him I’d support him next time,” Young told me this week. “Ceasar was generous and wise enough not to compete.”
Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell is calling for Mayor Kasim Reed and colleagues on the Council to support a moratorium on the approval of city contracts that begin services in 2018 so that the next council and mayor gets their say-so.
Ambassador Andrew Young and Dr. C.T. Vivian formally endorsed Ceasar Mitchell for Mayor of Atlanta during a press conference this week. The legendary civil rights activists shared why Mitchell has earned their support and stands out as the only candidate with a record of leadership, experience and vision to lead “a city too busy to hate.”
The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) has formally endorsed Ceasar Mitchell for Mayor of Atlanta. UFCW Local 1996 is the largest private-sector union in the southeastern United States, representing over 19,000 members in Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and Alabama.
As a practicing real estate and finance attorney, I understand the value of Tax Allocation Districts (TADs) and the economic support they provide to our communities all across Atlanta. In fact, as a member of City Council I created four of the city’s ten TADs to spur revitalization in underdeveloped communities.
This endorsement comes just weeks after the RWDSU hosted its very first Mayoral Forum in the city, where members and community leaders heard from candidates on the issues that matter most to Atlanta voters.
I am pleased to report that my campaign has been endorsed by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), which is the largest city of Atlanta workers union!