Lizveth Mendez Announces Run for Cicero Town President


Public servant and active community leader, Lizveth Mendez, kicked off her candidacy for Cicero Town President on November 19. Candidate aims to restore values in public service by bringing a new generation of values-based leadership to Cicero, I

Cicero, Illinois (I-Newswire) November 28, 2012 - Public servant and active community leader, Lizveth Mendez, kicked off her candidacy for Cicero Town President on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at Klas Restaurant in Cicero, Illinois.

In 2004, she propelled into the spotlight when Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan appointed her as Latino Affairs Liaison, where she became a recognized advocate on behalf of Latino citizens of Illinois.

After eight years of faithful public service to the Illinois Attorney General's Office, Mendez has taken an unpaid leave of absence to become the next Cicero Town President. Her goal is to restore values in public service by bringing in a new generation of values-based leadership to her community.

"Now is the time for real change and values-based leadership in Cicero. Larry Dominick is not doing the job, and we need new direction to chart the course for our town," said Mendez.

A decade-long resident of Cicero, Lizveth Mendez, is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and recently earned an Executive MBA from the University of Notre Dame. Lizveth grew up in Little Village, Chicago, but has called Cicero her hometown for over a decade. Lizveth served as Latino Affairs Liaison under the leadership of Attorney General Lisa Madigan for eight years and currently sits on the Mujeres de HACE Advisory Board.

Lizveth is available for media interviews at any time following the announcement.

**For press inquiries or interview requests, please contact francisco@latinspincreative.com or call 312-880-7746**

MEDIA CONTACT:
Francisco Garcia
(312) 880-7746
Latinspin Creative, LLC
Francisco@latinspincreative.com

For more information, visit http://lizveth.com, or call (708) 683-6023.






About Lizveth Mendez for Cicero Town President

A decade-long resident of Cicero, Illinois, Lizveth has the energy, values and experience needed to    More..serve the community and reform local government. The daughter of Mexican immigrants, Lizveth is a product of loving parents, who brought their children to the U.S in pursuit of the American dream. She was raised, along with brothers Juan and Christian, in a humble home in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. An upbringing that set the stage for a life and career in public service. In 2004, she propelled into the spotlight when Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan appointed her as Latino Affairs Liaison, where she became a recognized advocate on behalf of Latino citizens of Illinois. She has worked at the grassroots level against legislation such as Illinois H.B. 14, "ComEd's automatic rate-hike bill," and in support of the Tax Exempt Hospital Responsibility Act. Mendez is regularly interviewed by Spanish and English-language media on topics such as: identity theft and consumer fraud protection, foreclosure prevention, lawsuit settlements, crime victim's compensation, and the sex offender registry. Outside of her role at the Illinois Attorney General's Office, she has been actively involved in a wish granting organization to children with life-threatening illnesses as well as with a mentoring program for young girls in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. She is an alumna of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a double major in Spanish Literature. Most recently, Mendez was awarded the Cardinal O'Hara Society's Fellowship and earned an Executive MBA from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza Business School. The values-oriented leadership, ethics, and ideals shared with Notre Dame, cemented Lizveth's calling to continue to work for her community. After eight years of faithful public service to the Illinois Attorney General's Office, Mendez has taken an unpaid leave of absence to become the next Cicero Town President, with the goal of restoring values in public service by bringing in a new generation of values-based leadership to her community.Less..

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Lizveth Mendez for Cicero Town President
Francisco Garcia, Media Contact, Latinspin Creative LLC
Phone : (312) 880-7746

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