JEANNINE PEARCE FOR LONG BEACH CITY COUNCIL
RELEASES THE ENDORSEMENT OF COUNCILMEMBER ROBERTO URANGA
October 23, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Jeannine Pearce for Long Beach City Campaign announces the endorsement of Long Beach City Councilmember Roberto Uranga.
"Jeannine Pearce has long been an advocate for equity, justice, and prosperity. Jeannine has not been afraid to tackle difficult issues and will bring people together to do what is right for all Long Beach residents. These leadership qualities are why I can, unequivocally, endorse Jeannine Pearce for Long Beach City Council, District 2," said Roberto Uranga, Long Beach City Councilmember, District 7.
Jeannine Pearce is a longtime 2nd District resident and is running for the Long Beach City Council to ensure that all residents are well represented in local government. Her priorities include supporting a thriving and growing local economy, building a clean and safe environment for residents to flourish and a commitment to collaboration with all stakeholders.
Jeannine's personal story is characterized by struggle and perseverance. Adopted at a young age, Jeannine grew up very poor. She moved out of her home at the age of 16 and has worked since then. She made the move from her home state of Texas to California with her husband in 2005. After a decade of working multiple jobs while going to college, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Long Beach State University with a degree in sociology in 2009. She currently lives near Retro Row with her husband, Ryan, and daughter, Jubilee.