The New Jersey Working Families Party hires Antoinette Miles as the new political director
Miles recently served as outreach director for U.S. Representative Andy Kim
Camden, NJ: The New Jersey Working Families is proud to announce that Antoinette Miles has joined the team as the new political director. Miles is a great organizer with experience in election campaigns, digital communications and public service in New Jersey. Most recently, she served as outreach director for U.S. Representative Andy Kim, where she established relationships with community stakeholders.
“We are proud to welcome Antoinette Miles to the Working Families Party,” said Maurice Mitchell, WFP’s national director. “Antoinette is a passionate organizer who reflects the kind of party we’re trying to build in New Jersey and across the country.”
“I am incredibly excited to welcome Antoinette to WFP to help us reshape New Jersey politics,” said Sue Altman, director of the New Jersey Working Families Party. “As we face difficult struggles, including those to strengthen and protect our democracy and build political power across the state, we are pleased to be able to count on their political and organizational experience to help us win campaigns. young and old in New York. Jersey. “
“As a member of the NJWFP board, we are thrilled to grow our staff at such a critical time. Antoinette brings experience, knowledge and political insight to the organization and Blue Wave is looking forward to working with her,” said Marcia Marley , Blue Wave.
“I couldn’t be more excited for Antoinette Miles to join our team. Antoinette brings experience, dedication, and an understanding of NJ politics that few people have,” said Arati Kreibich, NJWFP’s director of democracy organization.
“Antoinette cares a lot about our communities here in New Jersey,” said Rep. Andy Kim. “He has a big heart and a strong moral compass that fights for justice, equality and fairness. He is tireless when it comes to relating to people, listening to their problems and working to find solutions.”
Prior to this role, Antoinette worked as a digital media associate for Communications Workers of America, District 1, where she played a holistic role in telling worker stories and helping union members build the workplace and political power. Throughout her nearly ten years in New Jersey politics, Antoinette’s work has taken root in her community and generated lasting community change.
“Antoinette Miles is a brilliant political messenger and leader. The Working Families Party is the perfect place for her to shine like the star she is. The combination of Sue Altman, Antoinette Miles and Arati Kreibich is a team of progressive power dreams. I’m almost sorry about the Machines (Well, not really.), ”Said Hetty Rosenstein, CWA’s District 1 Organizing Director.
“I’m thrilled that Antoinette Miles is NJWFP as political director. NJ Working Families has been at the forefront of the fight for progressive values in NJ and Antoinette’s skill set combines NJ’s knowledge with an understanding of Congressional politics. .NJWFP is a force to be reckoned with and I am glad to see that it is gaining a powerful and highly skilled staff with the incorporation of Antoinette, ”said Rep. Donald Payne.
“WFP is leading the struggle to protect and expand democracy in New Jersey. Having personally worked with Antoinette Miles, I can’t think of a better person to help take this struggle to the next level. Her understanding of the problems and the her dedication to the fight for justice and equality makes her the perfect choice as NJ’s WFP political director, ”said Fran Ehret, CWA’s District 1 area director.
Antoinette is a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. She was a member of the planning committees for the 2019 Atlantic City Women’s March and the 2021 Women’s March in Willingboro. In 2021, she was named “Woman Who Gets It” by the PAM list and is a proud member of the Willingboro outreach branch of the NAACP. She currently calls Pennsauken at home, where she enjoys being a mother plant in her growing houseplant collection.
“I have worked with Antoinette for years in different roles. There are few people more dedicated and prepared for the struggle ahead, ”said Chris Estevez, director of the Latin Action Network.
“Antoinette comes from Labor background and understands the struggle for democracy and workers’ power which is crucial at this time, ”said Elena Lavarreda, political director of SEIU 32BJ.
“Sometimes it’s hard to find the right people for the fights we face. We are incredibly lucky to have Antoinette to fight for us and by our side at this crucial time, ”said Sara Cullinane, president of Make the Road Action.
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