SAN FRANCISCO (CA) — Today, Assessor Carmen Chu joined Suzy Loftus, candidate for San Francisco District Attorney for a community roundtable discussion at the Palega Rec Center with senior residents of the Portola and Visitacion Valley neighborhoods to hear their concerns and priorities. Assessor Chu also announced her formal endorsement of Suzy.
“I am proud to support Suzy Loftus for District Attorney. We have worked together over many years and I have seen her commitment to justice and safety,” Said Assessor Chu. “She experienced firsthand the impacts of crime on families and understands why it is so essential that we build a justice system that not only holds people accountable but also results in better outcomes for communities.”
“I am grateful for Assessor Chu’s support,”, said Suzy. “She and I have worked together to create programs and policies focused on keeping our seniors safe and making law enforcement more accessible to residents, especially in neighborhoods like the Portola and Visitacion Valley. I look forward to continuing to partner with elected officials like Carmen Chu to build more trust between law enforcement and the community so everyone that needs us to feels empowered to ask for help, receive support and understand their rights.”
Suzy is supported many community leaders, elected officials and justice advocates, including U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Mayor London Breed, Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, State Senator Scott Wiener, Assemblymember David Chiu and State Board of Equalization Member Malia Cohen, Former California Democratic Party Chair John Burton, former Supervisors Katy Tang and John Avalos, BART Board President Bevan Dufty, community advocate and BART Board member Lateefah Simon, gun safety advocate Shawn Richards, justice activist Sunny Schwartz, community leader Roma Guy, former chair of the SF Democratic Party Mary Jung, community leaders Darlene Chiu Bryant and Jaynry Mak, community leader David Chan, Democratic activist Petra de Jesus, Frances Hseih, Tami Bryant and many more.
Suzy has also earned the support of the majority of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors including President Norman Yee, Rafael Mandelman, Vallie Brown, Catherine Stefani, Shamann Walton, Ahsha Safai and Gordon Mar.
Since launching her campaign Suzy has held listening sessions throughout the city to talk with residents about reform of our criminal justice system, their unique neighborhood challenges and their ideas for change.
More information about Suzy’s journey to becoming a prosecutor and reform advocate, as well as her policy platform, is available at www.VoteSuzyLoftus.com.