ENDORSEMENTS

We would like to thank all of the organizations and individuals who show their support, rally behind our campaign, and believe in Our Next Era.

- Mayor Lee Harris & Campaign Staff

ORGANIZATIONS

INDIVIDUALS

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Trustee Regina Morrison Newman

Criminal Court Clerk Heidi Kuhn

Probate Court Clerk Bill Morrison

Circuit Court Clerk Temiika D. Gipson

Register of Deeds Shelandra Ford

State Senator Sara Kyle

State Senator Jeff Yarbro

State Representative Larry J. Miller

State Representative Antonio Parkinson

State Representative Dwayne Thompson

State Representative Torrey Harris

State Representative Joe Towns

State Representative G. A. Hardaway

State Representative John Ray Clemmons

County Mayor Joe Ford

Commission Chairman Sidney Chism

Commissioner Reginald Milton

Commissioner Tami Sawyer

Commissioner Mickell Lowery

Commissioner Walter Bailey
Commissioner Steve Mulroy

Commissioner Eddie S. Jones, Jr.

Councilman Harold Collins

Councilman JB Smiley

Councilwoman TaJuan Stout Mitchell

Councilman Martavius Jones

Commissioner Julian Bolton

Millington Alderman Frankie Dakin
SCS Board Member Mike Kernell

SCS Commissioner-Elect Amber Huett-Garcia

The UCW-CWA is the union for staff and faculty, graduate employees, and lecturers at public colleges and universities in Tennessee. 

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Teamsters Local 667

The Teamsters Union has worked relentlessly for years to build and protect the labor movement. Right here in Shelby County, Local 667 has been at the forefront. We are pleased to have their support.

Future 901

Future 901 supports candidates who will work to grow Memphis and Shelby County as a successful community that is inclusive of all people.

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Communications Workers of America

The AFL-CIO represents the largest umbrella organization of unions and organized labor in the country. Locally, the Memphis and West Tennessee AFL-CIO Central Labor Council is a democratically elected body dedicated to representing the interests of over 30 unions and thousands of working people across Shelby County.

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Ironworkers Local 167

For over a 100 years Ironworkers Local 167 has built the bridges, buildings, schools, factories, power plants, hospitals, stadiums and other structures in our region.

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The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 205

SEIU Local 205 represents thousands of public service and healthcare workers across Tennessee. In Shelby County, they represent private sector workers at Medical Action and the support staff of Memphis Shelby County Schools.

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The Memphis and West Tennessee Building and Construction Trades Council

The Memphis and West Tennessee Building and Construction Trades Council is a group of labor unions dedicated to improving the lives of the people of the metropolitan Memphis area by offering career training in the construction trades, particularly for youth in our community.

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The Shelby County Young Democrats

Shelby County Young Democrats is for liberals under 35 who are seeking involvement in local activism. They work to organize folks in their age group and shape political discourse in Memphis. SCYD volunteers on campaigns, hosts voter education events, and are political activists.

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Stand for Children-Tennessee

Stand is focused on ensuring all students receive a high quality, relevant education, especially those whose boundless potential is overlooked and under-tapped. Since 1999, their members have won 17 state and local victories, leveraging more than $150 million in public funding for schools and other programs to serve 300,000+ of Tennessee's children. 

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Memphis for All

Memphis For All is fighting to build a different kind of city and state, one that is run for and by all of us. They're working towards an economy that works for all, instead of one rigged for corporations; a legal system that treats everyone fairly, instead of one rigged against Black and Brown people; and a democracy that is truly run for and by the people.

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CWA Local 3806

C.W.A. Local 3806 represents workers at AT&T, AT&T Mobility, Avaya, City of Memphis Police 911 Dispatchers, DirectTV, and Union printers in Memphis and Shelby County.

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Tennessee Democratic Party

The Tennessee Democratic Party fights to create an economy that puts the working people of Tennessee first. Since founded in 1826, they continue to strive for a government belonging to all of the people of Tennessee.

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Shelby County Democratic Party

The Shelby County Democratic Party is an organization created to help support Democratic Party Candidates in Shelby County and encourage citizens to vote for Democratic Candidates.

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United Education Association

The United Education Association advocates for the rights of educators, students, and parents throughout Shelby County. They are the only local affiliates of the Tennessee Education Association and the National Education Association.

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Working Families Party

The Working Families Party is a national progressive political organization that is helping to elect the next generation of progressive leaders around the nation. They are a multiracial party that fights for workers over bosses and people over the powerful.

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Memphis-Shelby County Education Association

The Memphis-Shelby County Education Association (M-SCEA) is an organization representing teachers, mental health employees, education support professionals, and other educators in the Shelby County Schools.

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Tennessee Advocates for Planned Parenthood

Tennessee Advocates for Planned Parenthood is an organization whose mission is to encourage and protect informed individual choice regarding reproductive health care.

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United Association of Plumbers Local No. 17

Plumbers Local 17 has been protecting the health of Shelby County citizens for over 130 years as well as the surrounding municipalities. Members of Plumbers Local 17 have been installing plumbing in businesses and medical gas piping in hospitals for the most part of the 20th century.

The Afro-American Police Association promotes greater respect for justice and law in the community and positive minority relations within the Memphis Police Department. It represents officers against discrimination and creates opportunities for advancement.

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The Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) is one of Tennessee's largest local realtor associations, Approximately 4,100 realtors and realtor-associates specializing in every aspect of the real estate profession hold membership in MAAR, representing approximately 400 firms.

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As part of the AFL-CIO, AFSCME is one of the nation’s leading advocates for working women and men. AFSCME is the union that honors solidarity without conformity, drawing each member’s story into a force of experience and commitment that can’t be ignored.

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The Tennessee State Pipe Trades Association is comprised of 7 local unions in Tennessee that are affiliated with the United Association, and represents the interests of nearly 5,000 men and women who earn a living by working in Tennessee’s unionized piping industry.