WINTHROP – Anthony D’Ambrosio, Candidate for State Senate, has received the endorsement of retired Sergeant Norberto Perez, recipient of the Hanna Medal of Honor for his courageous bravery. Many in East Boston will remember Sgt. Perez for his heroics in saving the lives of 2 Boston Police Officers in 2017.
“I normally do not get involved in politics, especially endorsing, but Anthony D’Ambrosio stands out as someone who can deliver the change he promises,” said Sgt. Perez. “Insider politicians continue to fail the people of Massachusetts and we need real change now. Anthony is unbeholden to anyone but the voters of the 1st Suffolk and Middlesex district and I am proud to support his campaign.”
“Sgt. Perez is a hero who put his life on the line every day to protect the residents of East Boston,” said D’Ambrosio. “I am humbled to receive his support and will work day and night to make him and every other supporter of our campaign proud for the faith in me.”
About Anthony: Anthony D’Ambrosio is a graduate of Yale and Cambridge Universities. He is currently a member of the Revere School Committee where he led the creation of a districtwide Equity Advisory Board; led the implementation of a districtwide mental health audit with enhanced services for students; and fought for union and labor rights.
He has managed a 3,500-person nonprofit organization that provided community-based services ranging from early childhood education to homelessness relief; taught public school classes on disability and mental health issues related to social media and academic performance.