Official Campaign Press Release Below Distributed by NYC Newswire
Brooklyn, New York (May 4, 2021) Today, it was announced that District 42 City Council Candidate, Nikki Lucas, received the endorsement of Local 372, the New York City Board of Education Employees Union. District 42 covers East New York, Brownsville, Canarsie and East Flatbush.
Local 372 joins the NYC Teachers Union (UFT) and the NYC Principals Union (CSA), as endorsers of Nikki Lucas for her 2021 City Council candidacy, making her the candidate of choice for education in District 42.
“Local 372 is proud to endorse Nikki Lukas for City Council District 42. Nikki has been an activist and a resident of her district for over 30 years. It’s time to have a fresh voice in the 42nd District which includes, Brownsville, Canarsie and East Flatbush” stated Local 372 President Shaun D. Francois I. “I look forward to working with her when she gets to the City Council”.
”I am humbled to receive the endorsement of Local 372”, stated Nikki Lucas. “I have been advocating for students, parents and employees of the New York City Department of Education for years. It’s an honor to be recognized, through this endorsement, by the New York City Board of Education Employees. I am looking forward to working closely with Local 372 and its members. The members of Local 372 play a crucial role in the education system, and I want to make sure they receive the support they deserve from the City Council.”
Local 372 represents:
- School Aides
- Health Aides
- School Lunch Employees
- School Crossing Guards
- Family Paraprofessionals
- School Neighborhood Workers