Washington, D.C .– Today, Vice President Joe Biden announced that Senator Kamala Harris is the Democratic vice presidential nominee. Latino Victory Fund president & CEO Nathalie Rayes issued the following statement: 

“Latino Victory Fund congratulates Senator Kamala Harris on her selection as the Democratic Vice Presidential nominee. Throughout her career, Senator Harris has advocated for the Latino community and has worked tirelessly to make our country better.  She’s the daughter of immigrants, and the fearless leader we need to energize voters and help win this race. Her nomination is a step in the right direction and a signal that our country is ready to build an inclusive future and a government that reflects our diversity. 

“We’re witnessing a triumphant moment for women, communities of color and immigrant families, and Latino Victory is proud to provide our full support to ensure that Senator Harris becomes the first woman to serve as Vice President of the United States – and committed to electing Vice President Biden and Senator Harris are our next president and vice president this November.”