From abolitionists to suffragettes to unionists– I come from a long line of people who were not afraid to stand up and speak out. I am a strong believer in unions because I grew up in a union household. My parents would not have had the financial security they did if they had not worked in factories that had unions and union benefits. This is an excerpt from a talk given to the Democrats of Greater Tucson on Nov. 2, 2015. #PowersForThePeople