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Video: Jennifer Carroll Foy Launches New TV Ad “Shoes,” Highlighting Shared Experiences and Fight to Ensure All Virginians Thrive

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From the Jennifer Carroll Foy for Governor campaign:

Jennifer Carroll Foy Launches New TV Ad “Shoes,” Highlighting Shared Experiences and Fight to Ensure All Virginians Thrive

Carroll Foy: “I’m running for governor to stand up for the left out and left behind, and I won’t stop until all of us can thrive.”

(Woodbridge, VA) – Today, Jennifer Carroll Foy’s campaign launched its latest TV ad in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, “Shoes,” highlighting how Carroll Foy’s upbringing in Petersburg inspired her to spend her life fighting for those who cannot fight for themselves. In the ad, she describes her experiences as a foster mom, public defender, and Delegate who brought reforms to the justice system and expanded Medicaid. Carroll Foy also shares her commitment to standing up for Virginians who are “left out and left behind” and ensuring all Virginians have an opportunity to thrive.

Throughout her campaign, Carroll Foy has emphasized how Virginians deserve a governor who has walked in their shoes, lived their struggles, and is committed to shaking up the broken status quo that has left too many behind n. Carroll Foy has announced comprehensive plans building on her experience as Delegate to make healthcare more affordable and accessible, create diverse, high-paying jobs in every corner of the Commonwealth, reform the broken criminal justice system, and more.

Shoes” begins airing today in the Richmond and Norfolk media markets, joining the campaign’s first ad, “My Grandmother.” The ad follows the campaign’s first TV ad, “My Grandmother,” focused on Carroll Foy’s fight for quality, affordable healthcare.

WATCH ‘SHOES’ HERE

Transcript:

If those in power walked in my shoes, they’d know what it means to grow up poor.

It’s why I became a foster mom to children with backgrounds like mine.

Then a public defender, protecting people from a system that discriminates against them.

And a delegate who expanded Medicaid and brought reforms to our justice system.

Now, I’m running for governor to stand up for the left out and left behind, and I won’t stop until all of us can thrive.

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Jennifer Carroll Foy has dedicated her life to service. As one of the first women to graduate from Virginia Military Institute, a former foster mom, a magistrate judge, and public defender, Jennifer has embodied the ideals of community, honor and commitment in every facet of her life. During her time in the legislature, Jennifer led the way on the Equal Rights Amendment, proudly supported the successful fight to expand Medicaid to over 500,000 Virginians, and passed a budget that includes a three percent salary increase for teachers. She is a proud mother to twin three year olds, and wife to her husband Jeff, who she met her first week at VMI.

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