Endorsements / Supporters

Felicia participated as a candidate in the 2017 Democratic Primary Tucson City Council Ward 3 Race. She was endorsed by the following Political Action Committees, Elected Officials, Community Leaders, Legislators, and Former Legislators
  • Congressman Raul Grijalva
  • Arizona List (state branch of Emily’s List)
  • Las Adelitas Arizona
  • Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona
  • Karin Uhlich, Ward 3 Tucson City Council
    • “I think she would add the voice most needed on the Tucson City Council now .”
  • Regina Romero, Vice-Mayor Tucson City Council
  • Victoria Steele, former State Legislator
    • “Felicia is a highly qualified leader , single mom, teacher, domestic violence advocate who happens to be a woman. It matters that women lead because girls can’t be what they can’t see. When women do well and have an equal part in our society – everyone benefits.
  • Ted Downing, former State Legislator
  • Carmine Cardamone, former State Legislator
  • John Kromko, former State Legislator
  • Elaine Richardson, former State Legislator
  • Sylvia Lee,  Pima Coummunity College Governing Board Member
  • Eva Carrillo Dong, Sunnyside Schools Board Member
  • Gina Murphy-Darling,  Creator and Voice of Mrs. Green’s World
  • Richard Elias,  Pima County Supervisor
  • Carolyn Campbell, Environmentalist
  • Brian Flagg, Casa Maria and Bus Riders Union
Here’s what others shared about Felicia:
“I served with Felicia Chew as the Chairman of the Citizen’s Police Advisory Review Board and was always impressed with her thoughtful approach in ensuring that the voices of every Tucson citizen were always heard.
Jeremy Christopher, Former CPARB Chairperson

 

“Ms. Chew is a dedicated and consummate public servant.  She inspires children with mind-expanding projects in her classroom, and she leads efforts in our community to strengthen and improve our relationships and our infrastructure.
– Cary Todd, Teacher

 

“I have known Felicia Chew since high school. She is loyal and gets things done.”
– Sophia Yen, MD and CEO of PandiaHealth.com
“the only women-founded/led company in the birth control space”

 

“I worked with Felicia in the public schools. I found she could always be counted on to advocate strongly for her students; to collaborate meaningfully with her colleagues; and to consistently volunteer her time and efforts to get things done. Felicia always goes above and beyond.”
– Julia Bernstein, Teacher

 

“I’ve had the experience of working with Felicia Chew, and her student lessons emulate the leadership traits that develop meaningful values and give students  the tools to be successful in our communities. She cares about kids and people. I believe these are important traits of being an elected official.”
Dustin Williams, Pima County School Superintendent

 

“It will be so good to have someone who will be an advocate for sustainable practices like rainwater harvesting on the city council. Felicia isn’t only knowledgeable, but also walks the walk by volunteering at Watershed Management Group.”
– Jana Segal-Stormont, Sustainable Living Tucson

 

“Felicia truly engages with her community. Long before she decided to run for city council Felicia and her family made a commitment to improving the city of Tucson. For years, Felicia and her family have made it a priority to attend or volunteer for a community event every week. (Every week!)”
Kayla Dorff, Teacher

 

“We need people like Felicia Chew on our City Council. She’s a teacher who dedicates her time, not only to our children, but to our community as well. I’ve met her at community meetings for water protection and indigenous rights and I’m impressed with her resolve to engage with people in a constructive forthright manner. I’m a semi-retired science and math teacher who volunteers all my spare time to the benefit of our community. I really appreciate the contribution that Felicia has made so far.”
John Jorgensen, Educator

 

Inclusiveness & fairness are two words that come to mind when considering Felicia for public office. The extra benefit she brings to the table is her dedication & experience in education.   I see Felicia as a great choice for Tucson.”
Vicki Gee, Retired / Insurance Broker.

 

“Being a Member of City Council takes great people skills and the ability to work with people of various backgrounds who like you are dedicated to making Tucson the best city it can be.  Felicia Chew is absolutely that person.  Her intuitive nature guides her towards seeking solutions with amazing outcomes.  Felicia has the ability to really listen to both what people are saying and what they are not saying. It is that gift that will make Felicia Chew excel as a member of City Council.”
Chava Gal-Or, Director of Congregational Education, Temple Sinai
“I am continuously impressed, grateful and hopeful for coming generations: Felicia is reflective, a critical thinker, and understands the need for empathy in all areas of life. I encourage you to check out her biography and consider casting your vote for her at election time.”
-Karen Barto, Ph.D.,
Content Developer and Lecturer,
Center for English as a Second Language,
University of Arizona
 

“Felicia will bring fresh, creative, eco-minded leadership to the City Council. As a teacher she understands how critical education at all levels is to Tucson’s economic development. She will stand up for those in need. ”

Sylvia M. Lee, Ph.D., Pima Community College Board of Directors

 

“The more I get to know Felicia Chew, the more impressed I am with her. I really appreciate her stand on the issues and we have so much in common, minority women (Asian and Native American), working single moms, women in politics, Democrats and feminists!”

Victoria Steele, life-long feminist, former State Representative from District 9 in Tucson, mental health counselor, personal life-coach and recent Congressional Candidate

 

“Felicia Chew has earned my full support in her quest for a seat on City Council . She has demonstrated her self to be an outstanding grassroots spokesperson, who has experience, integrity, honesty, and the desire to listen and act on the current issues we are faced with in our community today. A better candidate you will not find.”

Stan Everhart, Staff Member, Casa Maria

 

“I just saw an interview with Senators Murkowski and Collins…the two women who took a stand against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. It matters having women in elected office. Felicia Chew, running in Ward 3 Tucson, spoke out early for Strong Start Tucson. I respect her stand; I respect her for running; I think she would add the voice most needed on the Tucson City Council now.”

Karin Uhlich,  Current Ward 3 Councilwoman

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