Ilhan Omar Endorses Cordelia Pierson for Minneapolis City Council Ward 3


March 29, 2017

Akhilesh Menawat

March 29, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS, MN — This week, Representative Ilhan Omar (MN 60B) endorsed Cordelia Pierson for Minneapolis City Council in Ward 3.

"I'm proud to endorse Cordelia Pierson to represent Ward 3 on the Minneapolis City Council. I had the pleasure of working with Cordelia when we were Policy Fellows at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She has spent decades improving the health of our city and mastering the strategic and technical skills necessary to create effective policy. Along with her vast policy knowledge and record of dedicated change-making, Cordelia will bring an unmatched work ethic to City Hall."

“I’m honored to receive Ilhan’s endorsement,” said Cordelia. “Ilhan is an inspirational leader and role model legislator. She is a dynamic community builder who goes out of her way to listen and bridge the gaps in our community. I had the privilege of working with her when we were at the Humphrey school together seeking long-term policy solutions to the health and racial disparities rising in our city.”

Cordelia Pierson is an experienced environmental lawyer and community advocate. She currently serves as Executive Director of the Minnesota Environmental Fund, where she engages individuals and companies in supporting clean water and a healthy environment. A graduate of University of Minnesota Law School, Cordelia has dedicated the past two decades to improving the city’s health and quality of life.