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Friends of Raquel Castaneda-Lopez
Raquel Castaneda-Lopez for Detroit City Council
Raquel Castaneda-Lopez for Detroit City Council


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Be Part of the Movement to Support Raquel for City Council!!

You are cordially invited to a meet and greet fundraiser at Parradillas Patagonia Restaurant, hosted by +Angela Gallegos , Christina Guzman and Bianca Lee Cuevas.

Let’s come together as a community to Support the historic election of Raquel Castañeda Lopez for Detroit City Council.

Support Raquel Castaneda- Lopez for District 6 -- She will be our voice and will represent the needs of our community and city. The impact of a passionate Latina has yet to be felt in Detroit’s City Council.

The Detroit council will begin the urgent task of forging both district-based and city-wide solutions to Detroit’s challenges. Now is NOT the time for residents to passively stand by in this election.

Raquel is a first generation college student. As a Southwest Detroit native, she returned home in 2007 from traveling abroad during her Master’s program at the University of Michigan to manage the historic election of current State Representative Rashida Tlaib. During her work with the Representative Tlaib, she began community organizing with the Harriet Tubman Center before joining Wayne State University’s Center For Latin American Studies and managing the CBS Scholars program.

She is a recent Fellow with the Center for Progressive Leadership and New Detroit where she received several awards for her efforts to promote cultural awareness. Raquel has worked in the non-profit sector for years to develop and implement innovative youth programming for disadvantaged communities. She is passionate about working with youth and currently serves on the Clark Park Board and was a volunteer soccer coach with ThinkDetroit PAL.

She is a graduate of the University of Montanna And received her Master’s degree from the University of Michigan. With degrees in social work and Native American Studies --During her Masters of Social Work program she traveled even further to work with leading social entrepreneurs in India with Ashoka, Innovators for the Public.

Send donations to Friends of Raquel Castaneda-Lopez
PO Box 32392, Detroit MI 48232
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Check out some pictures from the event last night!! Big thanks to everyone who attended and helped make this fundraiser a success!!
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You are invited to a special fundraiser for +Raquel Castaneda-Lopez  for Detroit City Council - District 6

- Special Guest
State Representative +Tlaib Rashida 

+Donn Fresard,  Paul Bruno, Isidore Torres, +Sandra Hughes OBrien,  +Wayne State University  Board of Governors and Hispanic Bar, Norma Huizar, Lizzy Sonaglia
RSVP: Violeta, Campaign Manager (313) 530-4080 Suggested donation: $25, $50, $75, $100 and up

Write checks to “Friends of Raquel Castañeda-Lòpez.”

Please include name, address, occupation and employer. If you cannot attend, you can send a check:

Friends of Raquel Castaneda-Lopez
P.O. Box 32392, Detroit, MI 48232
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The Fundraiser Thursday, June 13th with +Tlaib Rashida was great thank you all!

Raquel couldn't believe how many different type of people showed up, it really was a true representation of the entire district. Thank you for showing your support and helping fund our campaign! She feels truly is humbled

Check out the pictures!
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"Knock, Knock?" "Who's there?" "RAQUEL!!!" Coming soon ... to a neighborhood near you!
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