AFT 1521 Los Angeles College Faculty Guild Endorses Anthony Portantino for Senate

Anthony Portantino for State Senate continues to make the grade, proudly announcing the endorsement of the American Federation of Teachers Local 1521. AFT 1521 represents full and adjunct faculty at the nine Los Angeles Community College Campuses. It is the largest local union of community college faculty in California.

Anthony Portantino for State Senate continues to make the grade, proudly announcing the endorsement of the American Federation of Teachers Local 1521. AFT 1521 represents full and adjunct faculty at the nine Los Angeles Community College Campuses. It is the largest local union of community college faculty in California.

"I am thrilled to receive the support of my friends from AFT 1521. The 25th Senate District is home to terrific community colleges and having educators who appreciate my record of support, continues to underscore how dedicated I am to promote and champion the mission of our community college system," added Portantino.

AFT 1521 joins the overwhelming list of labor and institutional support lining up behind #TeamPortantino including the SEIU California, California Federation of Teachers, ILWU Local 13, IBEW Local 18, ATU Local 1277, the Sheet Metal Workers Local 105, CWA Southern California, LIUNA Local 777, UA Local 78, The Teamsters Joint Council 42, AFT Local 1521 A College Staff Guild, CAPT ~ the California Association of Psychiatric Technicians, the California Small Business Association, the Association of Independent Commercial Producers, PORAC, the California Police Chiefs Association, the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Associations, the Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association, the Los Angeles Police Protective League and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

Anthony is a Visiting Fellow at USC. He is the father of two great daughters, Sofia who completed her K-12 education in the district and Bella, a middle school student. Ellen Portantino is currently serving as the PTA President for Bella’s middle school and is an executive at Warner Brothers.

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