FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 29, 2018
Jaan Williams, Campaign Manager
Silver Spring, Md. (January 29, 2018) – Opportunity First, the political action committee founded by the Hon. former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, has endorsed Ashwani Jain in the Montgomery County Council, At-Large race.
Opportunity First said of Mr. Jain:
“We are proud to support Ashwani Jain in his candidacy for Montgomery County Council. Ashwani is a prime example of a young, progressive leader who is running to better his community.”
Speaking of his support for Mr. Jain’s candidacy, Secretary Castro said:
"Ashwani is a dynamic, honest, energetic leader – the kind of progressive local leader that our nation needs during these challenging times. I relied on Ashwani’s intelligence, hard work and integrity everyday. I know that he will be a true public servant and champion for the families of Montgomery County. I hope that you will join me in supporting Ashwani in the Democratic Primary on June 26th.”
Secretary Castro founded Opportunity First to inspire and invest in the next generation of leaders by building and supporting a nationwide bench of young, progressive Democrats.
Secretary Castro previously endorsed Ashwani Jain for the Montgomery County Council, At-Large.
About Ashwani Jain
Ashwani Jain is a Democratic At-Large candidate for the Montgomery County Council. He is a first generation American, a native of Montgomery County, the son of small business owners, a former appointee with the Obama Administration and a 15 year cancer survivor.
Jain is looking to engage and empower the residents of Montgomery County by closing the opportunity gap in the community, supporting local businesses and reducing traffic congestion in the area. To learn more visit www.voteashwanijain.com.