Evergreen MPA Graduate Candidate For Seattle City Council

Teresa Mosqueda, a graduate of The Evergreen State College Masters of Public Administration program, is a candidate for position 8, a city wide open seat for Seattle City Council. Teresa currently is the political-campaign director at the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO. Additionally, she has served on the state’s Exchange Board and assisted in the development of last year’s initiative to raise the state minimum wage. Mosqueda's priorities include Seattle’s affordable-housing shortage, labor rights, economic inequality and uneven health outcomes. She has currently received endorsements from elected officials, including Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, Senate Minority Leader Sharon Nelson and House Speaker Frank Chopp. Photo and information courtesy of the Seattle Timeshttp://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/labor-leader-teresa-mosqueda-announces-run-for-seattle-city-council/