March 8, 2018

The Facts – Second Statement about Waldstreicher

Given Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher’s public, on-the-record comment about me, I would like to provide further clarification and documentation of what transpired and some background. Last Saturday I released a statement: In December, Senate candidate Jeff Waldstreicher suggested to me that I do him “a favor” by running in the Senate race. I was shocked, offended, and felt disrespected. The request …

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March 4, 2018

A Statement from Helga Luest

Delegate Candidate Helga Luest

March 3, 2018 #MeToo in Montgomery County I was moved by the statement made by Senator Kagan yesterday about her experiences with sexual harassment and, unfortunately, a very recent groping incident. The reality is that even in this #MeToo climate, many men continue to use their power and influence to harass, abuse, and silence others. In politics, and as a …

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February 2, 2018

Helga Luest Interview on Public Interest Podcast

February 02, 2018 OVERCOMING TRAUMA & FOSTERING HEALING Helga Luest, a Democratic candidate for state delegate and former President of Witness Justice and Mission Works Communications, speaks about her history for being an advocate, a survivor of trauma, and a facilitator of dialogue designed to both foster healing and the formation of healthy relationships.

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January 3, 2018

MD Candidate Hopes to Trend “Low-Carb” Campaign – Digital Canvassing, Modernization

Helga Luest with 2x2 enviro-friendly business card - half the carbon footprint

Rockville, MD (January 3, 2018) – Maryland Delegate Candidate Helga Luest announced today that she plans to run a modern, personable, and sustainable campaign. After considering the traditional approaches, she announced today her commitment to an environmentally-friendly approach to campaigning. At the core of Luest’s decision is her intention to lead this campaign in a way that matches how she, …

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December 10, 2017

Helga Luest Launches Campaign for Maryland Delegate in District 18

Victim Advocate and Policy Expert Pledges Commitment to Positive Social Change FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2017 ROCKVILLE, MD – Helga Luest launched her campaign today to represent District 18 in the Maryland House of Delegates. Luest, a Rockville resident, is a nationally known advocate for trauma victims, having herself been the victim of a violent crime. A communications executive, …

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