Painters Endorse Adrin Nazarian for State Assembly

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY –  The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 36 announced their endorsement of Adrin Nazarian for State Assembly this week. The labor organization is the latest addition to a growing coalition of local community leaders, Democratic organizations, and environmental activists supporting Adrin’s bid to represent California’s 46th Assembly District.

“I am proud to have the support of the Painters and Allied Trades Union,” said Nazarian. “I am committed to working closely with them and other labor organizations to protect working families and keep quality middle-class jobs in California.”

“We strongly endorse Adrin Nazarian for Assembly,” said Bob Smith of the Painters Union. “He has a proven track record of helping to create good, middle-class jobs and standing up for workers throughout our state.”

Adrin currently serves as chief-of-staff to L.A. City Councilmember Paul Krekorian. He grew up in the San Fernando Valley, attending high school there before receiving his degree in Economics from UCLA in 1996. He has been a CORO Fellowship in Public Affairs program participant, a board member of the East Valley YMCA and YWCA, and a founding member of the Generation Next Mentorship program.

The newly drawn 46th Assembly District includes the Los Angeles neighborhoods of North Hollywood, Toluca Lake, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Valley Village, Valley Glen, Van Nuys, Panorama City, North Hills, Lake Balboa and the Hollywood Hills. The primary is June 5, 2012.