Dozens of supporters, elected officials and organizations gathered in the Yonkers Whiskey House (2211 Central Park Ave) to Tasha Diaz‘ first fundraiser, Thursday night.
“I just want to start out by saying thank you for coming out to support me,” Tasha Diaz said addressing the crowd of supporters. “I’m very humbled and I appreciate every endorsement I received tonight. And I will start to work on day one to make sure there is a positive change in Yonkers. I’m just happy to say you put your faith in me, I will be the woman to get the job done.”
Diaz received endorsements from the Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association (WHLEA), the Yonkers Hispanic Federation Chamber of Commerce, Yonkers Latino Youth, Salsa Legend Willie Colon, and Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader.
“…from her great work of feeding the homeless and the Seniors many times a week, from being a tenant advocate and president of the tenant association,” Council President Khader said about Diaz. “I know Tasha and I can work hand in hand together, our values are similarly aligned. I’m proud to call Tasha a friend and on January 1st I’m going to be proud to call her my colleague on the City Council as we maintain the democratic majority. Tasha, you got this, stay true, stay level and I look forward to lifting your arm on victory night.”
In attendance in support of Mrs. Diaz included Westchester County Department of Corrections 1st Deputy Commissioner Louis A. Molina, Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader, WHLEA President Eddie Martinez and Vice President Sgt, Hector Lopez, former Yonkers City Councilwoman Lorraine Lopez, Black Westchester Editor-In-Chief AJ Woodson, Yonkers Tribune Publisher Hezi Ariz, Carmen Gomez Goldberg of the Yonkers Hispanic Advisory Board, Yonkers Hispanic Federation of Commerce Chairman Edwin Aponte, Pedro Alvarez – Yonkers Mexican-American Chamber of Commerce, County Legislator candidate London Reyes, Yonkers Mayoral candidate Ivy Reeves and several others.
Tasha Diaz will face Former Yonkers City Councilman Dennis Robertson and Subomi Macauleyin the June 25th Democratic Primary.