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UNITE HERE Local 11 Endorses Rickk Montoya for Garden Grove City Council
GARDEN GROVE, CA UNITE HERE Local 11 today announced their endorsement of Rickk Montoya For Garden Grove City Council District 6.
“It is with great pride and excitement we choose to endorse Rickk Montoya for Garden Grove City Council in District 6,” said Ada Briceño, Secretary-Treasurer of UNITE HERE Local 11. “His commitment to working on behalf of Garden Grove families demonstrates the kind of leader we need in City Council.”
Local 11 is an affiliate of the international labor union UNITE HERE, which represents more than 20,000 workers employed in hotels, restaurants, airports, sports arenas, and convention centers throughout Southern California. Members of UNITE HERE Local 11 join together to fight for improved living standards and working conditions.
“I am thrilled to receive this endorsement from Unite Here Local 11,” Montoya said. “I’m excited to continue fighting for working families across the district as we work together to bring good jobs, neighborhood improvements and new economic opportunities to District 6, especially within our hotels and tourist areas.”
This endorsement follows other major endorsements for the Montoya campaign including the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, the Orange County Labor Federation, the Democratic Party of Orange County, the Garden Grove Police Association and Garden Grove Fire fighters.
Rickk Montoya was raised in the same East Garden Grove community where he and his wife currently own a home and raise their children. He attended Woodbury Elementary, Doig Intermediate, and graduated from Santiago High School. He also spent over 10 years serving in the United States Army. He currently works as a 911 Dispatcher with the Los Angeles Police Department. Rickk also serves the City of Garden Grove as the Chair of the Parks, Recreation & Arts Commission. To learn more about Rickk Montoya’s Campaign visit http://www.voterickk.org.