HEALTHCARE WORKERS UNITE BEHIND THORBURN IN SCHOOL BOARD CONTEST
ndy Thorburn Garners Support from the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW)
ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Underscoring his vision to provide schools with the resources needed to address mental health within the classroom, today former classroom teacher Andy Thorburn garnered the powerful endorsement of the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) in his campaign for Orange County Board of Education District 3.
NUHW is one of the leading advocates in improving the lives of caregivers and patients and has established itself as a voice for mental health parity and safe staffing levels within the healthcare industry.
In announcing their endorsement, NUHW President Sal Rosselli released the following statement:
“The members of NUHW are excited to endorse Andy Thorburn because he has been a dedicated and effective voice for working people throughout his entire life. As a former teacher, Andy knows firsthand what needs to be fixed in Orange County schools and will be an effective champion for greater mental health services and healthcare for our students, faculty, and staff. We know that Andy will be a relentless advocate for students and working families in Orange County, and we’re thrilled to endorse him for Board of Education.”