Endorsements

“As the first African American woman to be elected as an At-Large member of the Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County Council, I heartily endorse Yolanda Hockett in her run for Council At-Large. She would be an asset to the council.”  Former Councilwoman-At-Large Dr. Carolyn Baldwin Tucker

“It doesn’t matter who you are or your  your zip code, she will advocate for you” Honorable Brenda Haywood

“ She worked hard even when she did not have a title, she worked hard for this community” Former State Senator Brenda Gilmore

“She led an effort to raise thousands of dollars for our schools” Robert Taylor
 
“ She has always been dedicated to raising community voices and concerns for the most vulnerable members of our community” Kaitlin Dastague
 
“ An accessible, committed, and determined leader Yolanda Hockett for Metro Council at Large” Community Leader Barry Barlow
 

“I’m supporting Yolanda Hockett because she’s a hard working neighborhood leader with a track record of bringing people together for the betterment of the community.” Councilwoman Jennifer Gamble

“I’ve known Yolanda for over 30 years and she has always been a forward and levelheaded thinker. She has worked to ensure our community has a voice. Now she wants to do the same for all of Nashville.” State Representative Vincent Dixie, District 54

“I am Perlie Murray -Dunn and have decided to vote for Yolanda Hockett for Councilwoman at Large because she has great leadership qualities, and will work for the Community as a whole,she has proven this as the leader of Haynes Trinity coalition.
I ask you to vote for Yolanda Hockett to help make some changes for the people in Metro Nashville, Tennessee.” Perlie Murray-Dunn, Resident and Leader, Haynes Manor Community 

“Yolanda has always been a fierce advocate for our youth. I know that she will bring this passion to the Council to insure that our youth remain one of the city’s top priorities.” Councilwoman Kyonzte Toombs

“Yolanda Hockett is an experienced leader that genuinely cares about our community. She has served as a grassroots neighborhood association president and a juvenile justice professional. She deserves your vote!” Davidson County Juvenile Court Clerk Lonnell Matthews

“Yolanda Hockett has been actively involved in the Nashville community for decades. Her strong sense of dedication to all people and her commitment to a better Nashville is what makes Yolanda uniquely qualified to serve the Metro Council at Large.” Davidson County Criminal Court Clerk Howard Gentry

“I am honored to whole heartedly endorse Yolanda Hockett. She is a friend of mine, an ally and a fine example of civil service, hard work and success for any young person to look up to and follow. She has a tremendous sense of loyalty and duty to her work within the juvenile justice system, her church and to Nashville’s neighborhoods and people. ” Pastor Emil Justian

“I am supporting Yolanda Hockett for Council-At-Large not only becasue she is a true advocate but she has been there for the community.  Yolanda is a proven leader!  Dr Judy Cummings

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