June 28, 2023

Rep. Mike Levin Honors Local Oceanside LGBTQ+ Advocate Jeri Nicolas as June Constituent of the Month

Oceanside, CA- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) announced Jeri Nicolas as his June 2023 Constituent of the Month.

During Pride Month, Rep. Mike Levin is honored to recognize the work Jeri is doing to support and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community in the 49th Congressional District and across San Diego.

See below for Rep. Levin’s statement recognizing Jeri Nicolas in the Congressional Record:

“M. Speaker, it is my great honor to recognize Jeri Nicolas as my June Constituent of the Month. As an employee of the North County LGBTQ Resource Center in Oceanside, Jeri embodies the Center’s mission by advocating for resources and promoting educational programs to assist members of the LGBTQ+ community and create a more equitable and safer region.

“Jeri has more than two decades of experience doing this work. Jeri also uses her background as a native Hawaiian to promote the preservation of Hawaiian culture and conduct outreach to LGBTQ+ individuals in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. I have no doubt she will continue to make a difference in my district and across our greater region.

“During Pride Month, I am proud to celebrate the exceptional efforts of individuals like Jeri Nicolas who spend their time helping others and contribute to our unique and beautiful district. I’m so grateful for CA-49 residents who dedicate their lives to the betterment of our residents and community, and I’m proud to honor Jeri Nicolas as my June Constituent of the Month.”

Representative Levin’s Constituent of the Month program recognizes outstanding North County San Diego and South Orange County residents who have gone above and beyond to help their neighbors, give back to their community, and represent the best of our country. Rep. Levin’s May Constituents of the Month were Ilima Martinez and Kevin Shin, founders of the Southern California Asian and Pacific Islander Festival. Rep. Levin’s April Constituent of the Month was Joe Jackson, local paramedic with the Camp Pendleton Fire Department. To nominate a resident of the 49th District to be the Constituent of the Month, fill out this nomination form.