Last night, members of the Providence District Democratic Committee recommended Providence District school board candidate Karl Frisch for endorsement by the Fairfax County Democratic Committee at its May meeting. Frisch received 62% of the vote.
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) has endorsed Karl Frisch in his campaign for Fairfax County School Board in Providence District, calling him a “bold progressive champion.” The endorsement adds to the growing momentum behind Frisch’s campaign.
With just eight days until the Democratic endorsement is decided, Karl Frisch’s campaign for Fairfax County School Board in Providence District announced it raised $37,486.60 from 571 unique donors between January 15 and March 31.
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“One of the things I like about Karl…is he’s not running to be the LGBT person on the board. He’s running to make sure that there’s a level of fairness and equality of opportunity for students,” Bryan Graham, a gay voting member of the Providence District Democratic Committee, told the Blade.
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“We are proud to stand with Karl Frisch because he stands with us,” said Robert Rigby, Jr., an FCPS educator and president of FCPS Pride. He continued, “He will be a tireless fighter for equality and the simple human dignity of every family, student, and educator in the district.”
“We are pleased to endorse Karl Frisch for Fairfax County School Board,” said Mayor Annise Parker, President & CEO of LGBTQ Victory Fund. “Karl’s commitment to equity, equality, environmental sustainability, and excellence in education for every student, demonstrate his desire to tackle the concerns of families throughout his district. When he wins in November, he will become a vital voice for the LGBTQ community in Fairfax County.”