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9/30/2020 “I’m honored to have the support of these incredible leaders and I look forward to working with them when I’m in Congress.” STAFFORD, VA – Today, several of Virginia's leaders endorsed Qasim Rashid. This list includes:  Delegate Richard “Rip” Sullivan, Jr., HD-28Delegate Wendy Gooditis, HD-10Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, HD-41, the first woman to serve as Speaker of Virginia’s House of Delegates in its 400 year historyMayor Derrick Wood of DumfriesMatt Rowe, Chair of the VA-01 Democratic Committee Follow the links above to read Rashid’s statements about each individual

9/30/2020 Rashid: "I am proud of the movement we are building together." SEIU, NOVA Labor, VEA, IBEW Local 26, SMART Union STAFFORD, VA – Today, SEIU, NOVA Labor, VEA, IBEW Local 26, SMART Union endorsed Qasim Rashid for Congress in VA-01. Follow the links above to read Rashid’s statements about each individual organization.  “I’m dedicated to protecting the rights of workers. I will continue to fight for working families when elected to Congress.”

9/30/2020 Rashid: "I am proud of the movement we are building together." STAFFORD, VA – Today, seventeen delegates to the 2020 National Democratic Convention supporting Bernie Sanders announced their endorsement of Qasim Rashid for Congress in Virginia’s First District. “I am thankful for the support of such a large group of community members," said Rashid. "These delegates are leading the way for progressive change in America and I am proud of the movement we are building together." This list includes: Shelley Pineo-Jensen, Ph. D. (Fredericksburg) Chance Lee (Hanover) David Carr (Westmoreland) Sarah

9/30/2020 “Silence or anything less than full condemnation of Trump’s remarks puts American lives at risk. That is unacceptable,” says Rashid STAFFORD, VA – Below is a statement from Qasim Rashid, Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia’s First District, on last night’s presidential debate.  “Let’s be clear, today white supremacist groups are celebrating because last night Donald Trump endorsed white supremacy terrorism,” says Rashid. “Trump’s own FBI Director has cited groups like the Proud Boys as a high-level terror threat. I have spent my life as a

Rashid on Wood: "A veteran, leader, and family man, his dedication to community service is inspiring.” STAFFORD, VA – Today, Mayor Derrick Wood of Dumfries, VA, endorsed Qasim Rashid’s campaign for Congress in Virginia’s 1st District.  “I greatly appreciate Mayor Wood's support," said Rashid. "A veteran, leader, and family man, his dedication to community service is inspiring. I am proud to accept his endorsement and look forward to working with him to deliver for folks in the District." Qasim Rashid is a human rights lawyer who has

Rashid: "He's deeply committed to the fight for equity, and he's done admirable work within our communities." STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid’s campaign for Congressman of VA-01 has been endorsed by Sean Perryman, activist and candidate for Lieutenant Governor. An attorney, Perryman works to create diversity and inclusion policy on national and state levels.  “I'm honored to accept Sean Perryman's endorsement," said Rashid. "He's deeply committed to the fight for equity, and he's done admirable work within our communities. I look forward to working with

Rashid: "I admire the SEIU’s commitment to creating a more equitable world." STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, human rights lawyer and Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia’s First District, was endorsed by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). “I'm honored by the SEIU’s endorsement," said Rashid. "I admire the SEIU’s commitment to creating a more equitable world. As Congressman, I will join them in their fight to create a society in which all those in power truly value working families." Qasim Rashid is a human rights

Rashid: "I'm dedicated to protecting the rights of workers. I will continue to fight for working families when elected to Congress." STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, Democratic nominee for VA-01, has been endorsed by SMART Union, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers. “I’m grateful to receive the support from SMART Union," said Rashid. "SMART advocates for fair treatment of their workers, a mission in which I wholeheartedly believe. I used to work in employment law, and today I'm a human

Rashid: "When elected to Congress, I will work to help level the playing field for Virginia’s educators and students." STAFFORD, VA – Today, the Virginia Education Association endorsed Qasim Rashid for Congress in VA-01. “I'm honored to receive this endorsement," said Rashid. "The Virginia Education Association strives to deliver quality education for every student and fair treatment for every educator. When elected to Congress, I will work to help level the playing field for Virginia’s educators and students." Qasim Rashid is a human rights lawyer who has

Rashid: "We're lucky to have her on the team." STAFFORD, VA – Today, local activist and blues artist Gaye Adegbalola endorsed Qasim Rashid, Democratic nominee for Congress in VA-01. In 2018, Adegbalola was recognized as one of the Library of Virginia's Virginia Women in History. The recognition was for her involvement in the Black Power movement and advocacy for LGBTQ+ rights. “I am deeply honored by Gaye Adegbalola's endorsement," said Rashid. "She was born and raised in Fredericksburg, and then she came back and taught science