At the Close of Black History Month, Harder Honors Tracy Mayor Nancy Young

March 2, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON — Tonight, Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) presented Tracy Mayor Nancy Young with a statement in the Congressional Record honoring her historic election as the first Black mayor of the city. He presented the recognition via video at the Tracy City Council Meeting. Rep. Harder sought to honor this achievement during Black History Month, submitting the Congressional Record statement in mid-February.

In the video, Rep. Harder said, “In honor of Black History Month last month, I submitted a statement into the official congressional record honoring one of our own local history-makers: Mayor Nancy Young of Tracy. Mayor Young is the first African American Mayor of Tracy. She has been serving the community of Tracy for a long time as a volunteer, mentor, tutor, and member of the city council. She is passionate about community development and she strives to bridge racial, generational, economic, and political divides. Mayor Young supports initiatives to help local businesses while also bringing new jobs, businesses, and families to Tracy. I am honored to recognize Mayor Young’s extensive record of community engagement, and I really look forward to working with her to continue serving the people of Tracy. Congratulations, Mayor Young!”