Throughout her life, Melody has always been focused on helping others and solving problems. Whether she’s advising women who are running for office to represent our interests, participating in legal clinics to inform immigrants of their legal rights, or working with community partners to support important causes, Melody believes in working hard and getting things done.
Melody is a lawyer, community advocate, and a proud daughter of immigrants. Though raised in Chattanooga, Melody studied at and earned degrees from leading universities across the US. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Bentley University, a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Washington, and a Law Degree from the University of Southern California. After completing her education, Melody returned home to Chattanooga to serve her community. She ran for US Congress in 2016 as the Democratic nominee in Tennessee’s 3rd District.
Melody’s current work and volunteer priorities include criminal justice reform, support for public education, job creation and workforce development, and rights of immigrants.
Melody will get things done for Chattanoogans and for Tennessee. She has worked hard her entire life and is not afraid to stand up to the powerful when advocating for people in need. Melody supports better schools for our kids, higher paying jobs with family benefits, and decent affordable healthcare for every man, woman, and child.
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“I believe and hope that she will stand for what is right and will fight against corruption in politics in every level.”
July 25, 2018
We have only 8 days until election day August 2, and Early Voting is going on now through Saturday July 28 in Hamilton County. We have gone to a number of events, forums, and debates with our message to fight for everyone in District 28 and advocate for Opportunity for ALL, Healthcare for ALL, and Justice for ALL.
Thank you for generously supporting our campaign! We are raising funds for our final mailer, online ads, and door knocking to get voters to the polls, and every dollar helps us get our message out to voters.
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June 22, 2018
We are ramping up the campaign with less than six weeks until the election! Thank you thank you thank you to everyone that has supported the campaign. Your donations have resulted in the yard signs and literature that we have passed out to over 1300 doors (and numerous folks at events) to date!
We have 8 days until the end of the filing period and are trying to raise the rest of our budget so that we can focus in July on knocking on doors and getting out the vote! ANY contribution helps us get our message out through mailers, social media advertising, and canvassers!