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Personal Endorsements

Hugh McColl

Former CEO, Bank of America

"She understands the challenges that face the city... I'm with her"

Cozzie Watkins

Community Leader & City Planning Commission

"Councilwoman Ajmera saw it, she has believed in it, she has invested in it"

Astrid Chirinos

Chief Development Executive, LAEDC

"She has shown her commitment, her courage, and her decision-making"

Dottie Stowe

Resident, Southside Housing Community

"I am so thankful I met Dimple... I know that I have a voice with the City Council"

Organizational Endorsements

The Mecklenburg Black Political Caucus The Charlotte Post

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Since 1965, the Black Political Caucus has been the voice for the African-American community. They promote and enhance the power and welfare of the Black community through advocacy and education and a consistent voice in matters of education; economics; cultural, social, civic welfare; and political activity within Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

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Minority owned and operated, The Charlotte Post has served as a dominant force in educating, empowering and enlightening African-American communities throughout North Carolina and upstate South Carolina since 1878. They are a leading provider of diversified news, information and entertainment from a Black perspective.

The Charlotte Firefighters Association The AFL-CIO

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The Charlotte Firefighters Association fights for and represents the needs of our local firefighters, paramedics and emergency professionals. Each year, our local responders get ~110k calls, representing a wide variety of emergencies. This dedication requires a special kind of person, and the Charlotte Firefighters Association represents their needs in a variety of ways.

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The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of unions of working people in North Carolina, representing a hundred and thirty thousand members, working together for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers' rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people.

Que Pasa Mi Gente The NC Human Rights Campaign

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Que Pasa Mi Gente is widely known as the link to and the voice of the Hispanic community in Charlotte. It was established in 2004, and along with sister newspapers in Raleigh and Greensboro, reaches three quarters of a million Hispanics.

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Charlotte embraces its diverse heritage and the city's large LGBTQ population reflects that commitment. HRC Charlotte plays an important role in the community through outreach and education. They are a diverse group of volunteers working to bring the mission of HRC to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and straight-supportive people in North Carolina.

New South Progressives MeckPAC

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The New South Progressives is a grassroots movement to give voice to all and ensure that the progressive cause endures. Their aim is to change the conversation during this election, and focus on issues that affect every Charlottean. They work towards solutions that advance equity, justice, and inclusiveness.

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MeckPAC is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to mobilizing the LGBT community and its many allies in Charlotte/Mecklenburg to vote and participate in elections, educate elected officials, and to hold them accountable for their votes. MeckPAC's local work is crucial to achieving full equality and collaborates with other local, statewide and national organizations.

Creative Loafing Equality NC

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Creative Loafing Charlotte is the go-to source for all things arts and entertainment in Charlotte. Founded in 1987, CL has made an indelible mark in the Charlotte market by emphasizing quality writing, solid reporting, sharp criticism and the most complete events listings in the area.

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Equality NC is dedicated to securing equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) North Carolinians. They lobby all levels of North Carolinian governments, broadcast LGBT news, stories and content, and mobilize our communities on issues that matter most to you.

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