Munguia also announces endorsement of Supervisor Vargas, coming out the gate with burst of momentum
Today, Democrat Leticia Munguia officially announced her candidacy for Chula Vista City Council District 3. With a strong commitment to public service and a proven track record of fighting for economic security and improving our neighborhoods, Leticia Munguia is ready to ensure Chula Vista’s families can thrive.
In announcing her candidacy, Leticia Munguia said: “I am thrilled to officially announce my candidacy for Chula Vista City Council District 3. This is my home, and I have seen firsthand the challenges and opportunities our community faces. I am committed to creating good paying jobs, fighting for economic security, expanding our parks and recreation spaces, and ensuring safe and vibrant neighborhoods for all who call Chula Vista home. Together, we can deliver a better quality of life for Chula Vista’s families.”
San Diego County Supervisor Nora Vargas endorsed Leticia, saying: “I have known Leticia for many years, she has been a tireless champion of working families and a true advocate for our communities. I am proud to endorse my friend, Leticia Munguia, for Chula Vista City Council District 3 because there is no doubt she will move Chula Vista forward!”
Leticia Munguia is a dedicated advocate for workers' rights, community empowerment, and equity, and has been a leader in organizing workers and communities to ensure fair wages, retirement security, and access to healthcare. From her current work at the University of California to her previous roles at AFSCME District Council 36 and the California School Employees Association, Leticia has been on the frontlines advocating for workers' rights, universal healthcare, equity for women, and immigrants' rights. Leticia has a deep understanding of the challenges faced by our families, an unwavering commitment to improving their quality of life, and expanding opportunities for all Chula Vistans.
Born and raised in San Diego to immigrant parents from Mexico, Leticia attended local public schools, City College, and graduated from San Diego State University. She earned her JD from Western Michigan University's Thomas M. Cooley Law School and lives in Chula Vista with her partner, Paul, and their dog Toby.