Endorsements

Join the leaders and organizations supporting Jovanka's corporate money free, people-powered campaign.

Nina Turner endorses Jovanka Beckles

National Progressive and Political Action Organizations:

  • Our Revolution
  • Democratic Socialists of America
  • Working Families Party

Labor Unions:

  • California Labor Federation
  • Contra Costa Labor Council
  • Alameda Labor Council
  • American Federation of State, County, Municipal Employees Local 3299
  • Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 192
  • Berkeley Council of Classified Employees (BCCE), Local 6192
  • California Federation of Teachers
  • California Nurses Association (CNA/NNOC)
  • California Teachers Association
  • Engineers & Scientists of California, Local 20, IFPTE AFL-CIO/CLC
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
  • National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW)
  • Service Employees International Union, SEIU-CA
  • Service Employees International Union, Local 1021
  • Service Employees International Union, United Healthcare Workers
  • Teamsters Joint Council 7
  • Teamsters Local 315
  • Teamsters Local 856
  • United Teachers of Richmond (CTA)
  • University Professional and Technical Employees, Communication Workers of America (UPTE-CWA) Local 9119

LGBTQ Organizations:

  • LAMBDA Democratic Club of Contra Costa County
  • Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition
  • Equality California
  • Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club

Environmental Action Organizations:

  • Sierra Club of California
  • Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) Action
  • California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) Action
  • California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV)
  • Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) Action
  • Sierra Club, San Francisco Bay Chapter
  • Sunflower Alliance

Student Organizations:

  • Cal Berkeley Democrats
  • Cal Students for Equal Rights and a Valid Education - CalSERVE
  • UC Berkeley Progressive Student Association

Local, Regional and Statewide Political Action Organizations:

  • Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Action
  • Bay Rising Action
  • Berkeley Citizens Action
  • Berkeley Progressive Alliance
  • Berkeley Tenants Union
  • California Latino Legislative Caucus
  • California Legislative Black Caucus
  • California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS)
  • Coalition for Grassroots Progress
  • Democratic Socialists of America, East Bay
  • Evolve California
  • Educators for Democratic Schools
  • Faculty Association of California Community Colleges (FACCC)
  • Health Care for All - California
  • Health Care for All - Alameda County
  • Health Care for All - Contra Costa County
  • Our Revolution Contra Costa
  • Our Revolution East Bay
  • Pinole Progressive Alliance
  • Progressive Democrats of America - California (PDA-CA)
  • Richmond Progressive Alliance
  • Roots Action Team
  • San Francisco Berniecrats
  • Single Payer PAC
  • Voices for Progress
  • Women for Justice - Pacific Region

Local and Regional Political Parties:

  • Green Party of Alameda County (Recommendation)
  • Green Party of Contra Costa County
  • Green Party of Solano County

Publications:

  • San Francisco Bay View Newspaper
  • Berkeley Daily Planet

Greater Bay Area Leaders:

  • Cheryl Sudduth
  • Kathryn Lybarger, President AFSCME 3299 and CA Labor Federation*
  • David Weintraub, Chair at Wellstone Democratic Club Eduction Committee*
  • Pamela Price, Civil Rights Attorney
  • Ericka Huggins, Activist and Educator
  • Danny Glover, Actor, Film Director, and Political Activist
  • Tom Ammiano, former CA State Assemblymember and LGBTQ advocate
  • Jane Kim, San Francisco Supervisor*
  • Bobby Seale, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Black Panther Party
  • David Campos, former San Francisco Supervisor; Santa Clara County Deputy County Executive
  • Harry Britt, LGBTQ champion, former San Francisco Supervisor
  • Ken Jones, Community Organizer, former member BART Citizen Review Board
  • Cecilia Chung, LGBTQ champion; former Chair, San Francisco Human Rights Commission
  • Alex Shantz, Former St. Helena School Board Trustee
  • Peter Gallota, former President, Harvey Milk Democratic Club
  • RN Dotty Nygard, CD-10 Candidate & California Nurses Association member
  • Nate Albee, Former Harvey Milk Club President
  • Stephany Ashley, Former Harvey Milk Club President
  • Brian Basinger, Former Harvey Milk Club President
  • Jerry Threet, Former Harvey Milk Club President
  • Laura Thomas, Former Harvey Milk Club President
  • Greg Shaw, Former Harvey Milk Club President
  • Marianne Kearney-Brown, Trustee, Vallejo Unified School District Board*
  • Ruscal Cayangyang,¬†Trustee, Vallejo Unified School District Board*
  • Hosam Haggag, Northern Vice Chair, Arab American Caucus, California Democratic Party
  • Ken "Kacey" Carpenter, AD 24 Delegate and Community Activist; Author, "My Journey With Bernie"
  • Carolina Morales, Harvey Milk Club Co-President
  • Stephen Jaffe, Civil Rights Attorney, Democratic candidate for Congress, 12th Cong. District; President and co-founder, South Beach District 6 Democratic Club*
  • Demetrio Gonzales, President, Richmond Teachers Union*
  • Richard Tamm, Co-chair, Voting Rights Task Force*; Treasurer, Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club*
  • James E. Van, Architect, Architecture-Planning-Community Design, Housing activist at Oakland Tenants' Union

Contra Costa County Endorsements:

  • Gayle McLaughlin, Former Richmond Mayor
  • Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto, El Cerrito Mayor Pro Tem*
  • Ada Recinos, Richmond City Councilmember*
  • Melvin Willis, Richmond City Councilmember*
  • Eduardo Martinez, Richmond City Councilmember*
  • Ben Choi, Richmond City Councilmember*
  • Mister Phillips, Trustee, WCCUSD Board*
  • Madeline Kronenberg, Trustee WCCUSD Board*
  • Andr√©s Soto, Communities for a Better Environment*
  • Reverend Phil Lawson, Pastor Emeritus of Easter Hill United Methodist Church
  • Michael Davenport, Richmond civic leader; Founder, DP Security
  • Dr. Desmond Carson, Lifelong Medical Care*
  • Jonathan White, Martinez School Board Vice President*
  • Claudia Jimenez, Contra Costa Racial Justice Coalition*
  • Whitney Dotson, East Bay Board Regional Parks Board member*
  • Carolyn Wysinger, Queer Author & West Contra Costa educator
  • Otheree Christian, former president, Iron Triangle Neighborhood Council*
  • Todd Groves, former West Contra Costa Unified School District Board Member
  • Steve Early, labor activist; author, "Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money and the Remaking of an American City"
  • Robin Reed Poindexter, Richmond Fire Department Deputy Fire Marshall
  • Kara Lynne Braxton (Community Activist, Richmond)
  • Genoveva Calloway, former San Pablo Mayor
  • Cecilia Valdez, San Pablo City Councilmember

Alameda County Endorsements:

  • Jesse Arreguin, Berkeley Mayor*
  • Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Council At-Large*
  • Dan Kalb, Oakland City Council District 1*
  • Judy Appel, Berkeley School Board Member*
  • Andy Katz, EBMUD Board Member* and activist
  • Margot Smith, DrPH, Retired Social Scientist, Advocate for Universal Health Care and Economic Justice
  • Cheryl Davila, Berkeley Vice Mayor & City Council District 2*
  • Kate Harrison, Berkeley City Council District 4*
  • Kriss Worthington, Berkeley City Council District 7*
  • Gus Newport, former Berkeley Mayor*
  • Mark Williams, AC Transit Board Director, Ward 4*
  • Lateefah Simon, BART Board Director, District 7*
  • Leah Simon-Weisberg, Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner*
  • Alejandro Soto-Vigil, Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner*
  • Ann L. Riley, PhD, California Urban Streams Partnership*
  • Jess Dervin-Ackerman, Environmental and Political Organizer; former Director, San Francisco Chapter, Sierra Club
  • Dr. Vicki Alexander, AD 15 Woman of the Year 2017
  • Shanhti Gonzales, Oakland School Board Trustee*
  • Carroll Fife, Community Activist
  • Sheila Jordan, Alameda County Superintendent of Schools Emerita
  • Sharon Maldonado, former Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner
  • Tracy Baxter, former SF Democratic County Central Committee Member (AD 13) and playwright
  • Victor Aguilar, Jr., Trustee, San Leandro USD School Board
  • Michael Eisenscher, Labor, Peace, Environmental and Social Justice Activist
  • Doleen Jones
  • Owen Poindexter, East Bay Activist, Journalist

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*Organizations listed for identification purposes only.

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