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April 8, 2021

NEWS: Mount Vernon Forward Team Signs Candidate Commitment Pledge on Ethics and Transparency — Challenges Democratic Primary Opponents to Sign On

Leading an effort to bring ethics, courtesy, transparency and commitment to the often contentious politics of their hometown, the Mount Vernon Forward team for City Council — Danielle Browne, Cathlin Gleason and Ed Poteat — has committed to the following set of principles for their campaign — and challenged their opponents in the June 22nd Democratic primary to add their signatures to the pledge. …


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April 2, 2021

Mount Vernon Forward Launches City Council Campaign Website

The Mount Vernon Forward coalition today announced the launch of its 2021 City Council Campaign website at https://www.mvforward.com/ — the central online headquarters for the growing grassroots effort for progress in Mount Vernon.

The full service campaign site is the latest sign of rapidly growing momentum behind candidates Ed Poteat, Cathlin Gleason, and Danielle Browne in the June 22nd Mount Vernon Democratic Primary.

“We know so many people count on that virtual connection during this pandemic, and our website will present our candidates to the community…


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March 30, 2021

Mount Vernon Forward Announces Campaign Team for City Council Primary: Professional Experience and Local Roots

Fresh off filing four times the number of petitions required to be on the June 22nd Democratic Primary ballot, the Mount Vernon Forward* coalition today announced the formation of its professional campaign team. …


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March 23, 2021

Strong to the Hoop: Mount Vernon Forward Team Drives to the Primary Ballot, Filing More Than Four Times the Required Petition Signatures for City Council

Showing organizing strength that powered through the “March Madness” of collecting signatures during a pandemic, the Mount Vernon Forward team for City Council yesterday, March 22nd, filed more than 1,300 Democratic petition signatures with the County Board of Elections. That’s more than four times the number required to qualify for the June 22nd primary election ballot.

The MV Forward team of Danielle Browne, Cathlin Gleason, and Ed Poteat delivered…


Declaring that an attack on one of us is an attack on all of us,” the Mount Vernon Forward coalition candidates for City Council expressed their solidarity with the Asian-American community and vowed to support anti-discrimination and education policy in the city.

“The outbreak of bias and hate crimes and outright bigotry against our Asian-American friends and neighbors has no place in our community. We are horrified by the increase in attacks on people of Asian descent, and we condemn the violence and hateful speech that unfortunately closely followed the worst of the Trump Administration. Discrimination and hatred hurts all…


Mount Vernon Forward Coalition Stands With Teamsters Local 456

“Pay Our Workers!” - Mount Vernon Forward Coalition Stands With Teamsters Local 456

Citing the “incredible commitment” of Mount Vernon’s Department of Public Works employees through the challenges of a deadly pandemic, destructive tropical storm, paralyzing winter weather, and an aging infrastructure, the Mount Vernon Forward team today issued a statement of support for Teamsters Local 456 as it fights with the City Comptroller for contracted pay raises and overtime pay.

The MV Forward team for Mount Vernon City Council - Danielle Browne, Cathlin Gleason, and Ed Poteat - also pledged…


Gleason Rejects Divisive and Un-Democratic Actions of Secret Committee, Continues Inclusive Campaign for City Council

February 24, 2021

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Gleason Rejects Divisive and Un-Democratic Actions of Secret Committee, Continues Inclusive Campaign for City Council

In response to the actions of the Mount Vernon City Democratic Committee today, City Council candidate Cathlin Gleason has issued this statement:

Sadly, the Democratic Committee in Mount Vernon has decided to take democracy out of its name. After an open and fair selection by our District Leaders at our convention in February, a tiny and secretive group of insiders has decided to strip me of…


February 16, 2021

Contact: Peter Davis

VoteMvForward@gmail.com

Mount Vernon Forward, a diverse coalition of concerned Democrats, is kicking off its campaign to continue making progress for a better future for Mount Vernon by endorsing a slate of dedicated candidates for City Council.

The Mount Vernon Forward candidates for Mount Vernon City Council are: Danielle Browne, Cathlin Gleason, and Edward Poteat — committed Democrats working together to make sure Mount Vernon continues to move forward.

Our goal is simple: we are united in our commitment to building on the progress Mount Vernon has made over the past year by continuing to…

Mount Vernon Forward

MV Forward is a citizens committee of concerned Democrats of many backgrounds from around the city, dedicated to building a better future for Mount Vernon.

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