ATLANTA—Atlanta City Council District 4 candidate, Jason Dozier, has earned the official support of Atlanta’s American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 1644. One of the nation’s largest public services union, AFSCME advocates for fairness in the workplace, excellence in public services, and prosperity and opportunity for all working families.
“We are proud to endorse Jason Dozier for Atlanta City Council District 4,” said Tracey Thornhill, President of AFSCME Local 1644. “We believe in Jason’s commitment to working families and we are excited to support his efforts to become District 4’s next representative on Atlanta City Council.”
Dozier shared AFSCME’s excitement for their new partnership. “I am humbled that AFSCME Local 1644 is supporting our campaign,” Dozier said. “I believe this partnership will build upon our campaign’s commitment towards transparency, ethics, and accountability and will ensure that we build a better Atlanta. Having grown up in a strong union household, I’m proud to stand with our working families and I will continue to be an advocate and ally for our workers at City Hall.”
About Jason Dozier
Jason has served as a reconnaissance officer in the United States Army for six years, where he earned the Bronze Star Medal and the Army Commendation Medal resulting from his service in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Jason is a proud combat veteran who remains active in several veterans groups, including the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Veterans for American Ideals. Jason also works as a director at Hire Heroes USA, a non-profit empowering veterans and military spouses to find employment after transitioning from their time in service.
AFSCME is a public service union serving more than 1.6 million working and retired nurses, child care providers, sanitation workers, and more. This organization includes a diverse group of members who share a common commitment to public service. An important part of AFSCME’s mission is to advocate for the vital services that keep families safe and make communities strong, whilst continuing to advocate for opportunities for all working-class American families. This union not only fights for fairness in the workplace, but in the halls of the government.