MEDFORD  — Today, Medford School Committee Member Melanie McLaughlin endorses Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn.

“I'm proud to support Mayor Lungo-Koehn for re-election. Her ability to listen to perspectives from all constituents, demonstrate leadership under pressure, show compassion for our most vulnerable and willingness to have a growth mindset are all characteristics I admire,” said School Committee Member McLaughlin. “If re-elected I'm certain we will continue to work together to advance equity, inclusion and accessibility in our schools and community.”

“I am proud to work with my colleagues on the school committee every day to deliver for our students and I am so grateful to have Melanie’s support in this race,” said Mayor Lungo-Koehn. “Our kids deserve leaders that are committed to high-quality public schools and programming to provide for a bright future.”

Mayor Lungo-Koehn has also received endorsements from Governor Maura Healey, Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll, State Representative Christine Barber, School Committee Member Mea Mustone, fellow municipal leaders Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, Amesbury Mayor Kassandra Gove, and Melrose Mayor Paul Brodeur, the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund, Pipefitters Local #537, Ironworkers Local #7, Heat & Frost Insulators Local #6, Boston Carmen's Union Local 589, Roofers & Waterproofers Local 33, and the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus PAC.