#VOTEPROCHOICE ENDORSES SUSANA MENDOZA FOR CHICAGO MAYOR

#VOTEPROCHOICE co-founder Heidi Sieck: “Susana Mendoza is the prochoice champion Chicago needs"

CHICAGO, IL — National prochoice organizing project #VOTEPROCHOICE today endorsed Susana Mendoza for Chicago Mayor. #VOTEPROCHOICE endorses prochoice champions up and down the ballot across the country. #VOTEPROCHOICE co-founder & CEO Heidi Sieck praised Susana Mendoza for making reproductive freedom a top priority in her campaign for Mayor and for championing reproductive healthcare for all.

Susana Mendoza is the prochoice champion we need as Mayor of Chicago, and #VOTEPROCHOICE is thrilled to endorse her today. Chicago voters have an astonishing number of candidates to choose from as they select their next Mayor. It is so important for us to elect a Mayor with a vision for healthy, respectful, safe communities based on the integrated principles of reproductive justices — and Susana Mendoza is the right choice,” said#VOTEPROCHOICE co-founder Heidi Sieck. “With Donald Trump in the White House and Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, the repeal of Roe is closer than ever — and we need prochoice champions at the helm of city government to make reproductive freedom a top priority.”

Sieck continued, “As Mayor, Mendoza will prohibit City money from going to institutions that refuse to cover reproductive healthcare, expand access to community-based healthcare services, and fight to repeal the Hyde Amendment. Mendoza has made reprodutvie freedom a key plank in her Mayoral platform, and we need leaders like Mendoza across the country to protect reproductive freedom on the local level.”

In her “She” Plan to empower women and girls, Mendoza plans to prohibit City money, including TIF dollars, from going to institutions that refuse to cover reproductive healthcare for their employees, expand access to critical community-based healthcare services, and fight to repeal the Hyde Amendment at the federal level.