HBCU Highlights presents Why We Run and Why We VOTE with Spelman Alumnae, Judge Monica Purdy and Cynthia Wallace. This interview will inspire you to take action, VOTE and even run for office! Both Judge Purdy and Ms. Wallace had amazing experiences at Spelman College that helped to prepare them in their roles as a Judge and future Congresswoman, respectively.
Judge Monica Purdy is a lifelong Democrat running for the 95th Civil District Court in Dallas County, Texas. She currently serves as an Associate Judge supporting seven of the 13 State Civil District Courts. Since Judge Purdy’s unanimous appointment in 2013 by the elected presiding civil judges, she has consistently earned amongst the highest ratings of all her judicial colleagues and is ranked as one of the “top three” civil judges in Dallas County. To support her campaign, please visit www.judgemonicapurdy.com.
Cynthia Wallace is the democratic nominee running for Congress in North Carolina. She serves as a Vice President with over 25 years in the financial services industry. Her expertise includes federal regulatory compliance and risk management. As the Democratic nominee for NC District 9, she is running to make sure you have responsive representation in Congress on the issues most important to you. She’s served as chair of the 9th Congressional District of the NC Democratic Party since January 2017. To support Cynthia’s campaign, please visit https://www.cynthiawallace.com/.
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