Endorsements

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

Organizations:

National Progressive and Political Action Organizations:

Our Revolution

Democratic Socialists of America

Working Families Party 

Labor Unions:

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 192

Berkeley Council of Classified Employees (BCCE), Local 6192

Engineers & Scientists of California, Local 20, IFPTE AFL-CIO/CLC

National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW)

Service Employees International Union, SEIU-CA 

Teamsters Joint Council 7 

University Professional and Technical Employees, Communication Workers of America (UPTE-CWA) Local 9119

LGBTQ Organizations:

Equality California 

Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club

Environmental Action Organizations:

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

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

PDA-CA (based on the principles of Progressive Democrats of America, a federal PAC)

Berkeley Citizens Action

Berkeley Progressive Alliance

Berkeley Tenants Union

California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS)

Democratic Socialists of America, East Bay 

Evolve California

Faculty Association of California Community Colleges (FACCC)

Our Revolution Contra Costa

Our Revolution East Bay

Pinole Progressive Alliance

Richmond Progressive Alliance

Roots Action Team

San Francisco Berniecrats 

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

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*

Hosam Haggag, Northern Vice Chair, Arab American Caucus, California Democratic Party

Contra Costa County Endorsements 

Gayle McLaughlin, Former Richmond Mayor, candidate for California Lt. Governor

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*

Andrés 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*

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)

Alameda County Endorsements

Cheryl Davila, City Council District 2, Berkeley*

Kate Harrison, City Council District 4, Berkeley*

Kriss Worthington, City Council District 7, Berkeley*

Gus Newport, former City of Berkeley Mayor

Mark Williams, AC Transit Board Director, Ward 4*

Lateefah Simon, BART Board Director, District 7*

Leah Simon-Weisberg, Commissioner, Berkeley Rent Board*

Alejandro Soto-Vigil, Commissioner, Berkeley Rent Board*

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, Trustee, Oakland School Board*

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

 

*Organizations listed for identification purposes only.

 

 

 

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