Too often we see the impact of corporate money on Sacramento. Last month it was the defeat of Single Payer Health Care and Cap & Trade legislation that does not effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
When I was first elected to the Richmond City Council in 2010, I wanted to create local policies that would have positive and dramatic impacts on the disenfranchised in our community. One of my first proposed policies was to create an ordinance that would ban the ‘criminal history’ question from City of Richmond job applications.
I am thrilled and honored to receive the Our Revolution endorsement!
No child should struggle for breath because of polluted air.
One of the reasons Jovanka Beckles ran for the Richmond City Council was to fight to reduce air pollution. She saw the devastation first-hand in August of 2012 when the Chevron Refinery burst into flames and sent thousands of local residents to hospital emergency rooms with respiratory issues.
The 15th Assembly District race will not be won in boardrooms but in living rooms.Read more
I am honored to announce I have received an early endorsement from the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club!
I want to personally invite you to my campaign fundraiser this Thursday, June 8th, at the Pacific East Mall in Richmond. From 7pm until 10 pm with DJ Olga T, we will be enjoying great food, drink and music. I want to hear from supporters like you, about what issues communities in AD 15 and across CA face!
The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Action is proud to endorse Richmond Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles campaign for Assembly District 15 because she has stood with us, fighting for immigrant rights, racial justice reform and a livable wage for almost a decade.Read more
May 25, 2017:Tom Ammiano and Bay Area LGBTQ Leaders Endorse Jovanka Beckles for Assembly District 15
Tom Ammiano and Bay Area LGBTQ Leaders Endorse Jovanka Beckles for Assembly District 15Read more
Resistance is critical as the current president and the Federal Government are taking steps everyday to further oppress communities across the country. Some of the worst actions are happening right here in our region.Read more