For Immediate Release, April 4, 2022
Contact: Maya Golden-Krasner, (213) 215-3729, firstname.lastname@example.org
Center Action Fund Endorses Daniel Lee for California’s 37th Congressional District
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund, the 501(c)(4) political arm of the Center for Biological Diversity, announced today that it is endorsing Culver City Mayor Daniel Lee for California’s 37th Congressional District.
“By helping to lead Culver City’s landmark decision to phase out oil drilling, Daniel Lee has been a bold champion for community and worker protection in the crucial transition off fossil fuels,” said Maya Golden-Krasner with the Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund. “With so much at stake, this is the kind of climate leadership we need in Congress.”
“Our campaign is honored to have the endorsement of the Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund,” said Lee. “Like the Center’s Action Fund, our campaign is focused on actively and rapidly addressing the climate crisis through policy, while making sure that workers are not left behind.”
As a member of the Culver City Council and then Mayor, Lee has helped shepherd the city’s just transition off oil drilling. In doing so, he has stressed the need to fight climate change and protect communities living near the Inglewood oilfield from health harms. He has also worked to ensure that oilfield workers can secure good new union jobs.
“Lee has been a climate justice champion in Culver City, and we have no doubt he’ll continue to be one in Congress,” Golden-Krasner added. “We look forward to working with him on Capitol Hill.”
The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for legislation and legislators that will advance a progressive environmental agenda. The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund is the 501(c)(4) affiliate of the Center for Biological Diversity, but these organizations’ names are not interchangeable. This news release is from the Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund, not the Center for Biological Diversity.