FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2020
Distinction Signals to the Org’s Six Million Supporters that State Senate Candidate Stands for Gun Violence Prevention
RIDGEFIELD, C.T. – Aimee Berger-Girvalo, Democratic candidate for Connecticut House of Representatives in the 111th District, today announced that she was awarded the 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction. The Gun Sense Candidate distinction is a signal to Moms Demand Action’s nearly six million supporters, volunteers, and voters across the country that a candidate stands for gun violence prevention and will govern with common sense gun safety in mind.
“I’m proud to receive the candidate distinction from Moms Demand Action, a grassroots movement fighting for gun violence prevention,” said Berger-Girvalo. “As an activist called to action after the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook, I helped locally organize for the March for Change. I’m deeply committed to ensuring the safety of our kids and families across Connecticut, and I look forward to working alongside them for common sense reform.”
Aimee Berger-Girvalo is an advocate and dedicated community volunteer who has lived in Ridgefield for 15 years. She works in special education programs as an Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist, and for more than a decade, she has been the director and coach of the Ridgefield Holland Soccer program, a volunteer-run program that enables children with physical and learning differences to participate in the sport. Berger-Girvalo has raised her two children in Ridgefield, both attending public schools. Berger-Girvalo is running for State Representative in Connecticut’s 111th District.