The leaders of two Latino Organizations, El Circulo Hispano Americano and Comite Internacional Pro-Ayuda al Municipo de Boca Chica, have announced their endorsements of Mayor Ravi Bhalla of Hoboken for re-election. Martin Peralta, President of El Circulo Hispano Americano, and Juan V. Serrano, President of Comite Internacional Pro-Ayuda al Municipo de Boca Chica, pointed to his proactive leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic as a major reason for receiving their backing.
“Mayor Bhalla’s active and caring leadership ensured that Hoboken’s older residents and other vulnerable members of the community received the best possible protections from the virus,” said Martin Peralta, President of El Circulo Hispano Americano, which has been active in Hoboken for decades. “He has led the way on safety protocols, on testing and on speeding the availability of vaccinations, always putting the health of Hoboken residents first.”
Juan V. Serrano, President of Comite Internacional Pro-Ayuda al Municipo de Boca Chica, said, “Ravi Bhalla is an outstanding Mayor who we can count on to deliver for all the residents of Hoboken. During the pandemic, Hoboken has stood out of an example of how to address the impacts of the virus on all fronts, including providing hands-on assistance to vulnerable residents and to small businesses.”
Mayor Ravi Bhalla said, “It is an honor that these Latino leaders are recognizing the hard work that we continue to do on COVID-19 and other challenges facing the city. I look forward to continuing to work together with them to ensure our most vulnerable residents are protected and to improve the quality of life for every Hoboken resident.”
El Circulo Hispano Americano is a Hoboken-based recreational organization, that operates a soft ball league and also provides assistance to those in need in the community. It is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Comite Internacional Pro-Ayuda al Municipo de Boca Chica provides assistance to local residents and to people who are struggling in the municipality of Boca Chica, Dominican Republic.
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