Endorsements

Organizations

Alameda County Democratic Party

East Bay Women’s Political Caucus

East Bay Young Democrats

East Bay Small Business Council

East Bay Forward

Latino Task Force

Sierra Club

Transport Oakland

 

 

Elected Officials

Senator Loni Hancock

Fmr. Assemblymember Nancy Skinner

Assemblymember Rob Bonta

Assemblymember Tony Thurmond

Supervisor Keith Carson

President Pro Temp Larry Reid

Vice Mayor Annie Campbell Washington

Councilmember Dan Kalb

Councilmember Abel Guillen

Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan

BART Director Robert Rayburn

BART Director Rebecca Saltzman

BART Candidate Lateefah Simon

OUSD President James Harris

OUSD Director Roseanne Torres

EBMUD Board Director William Patterson

EBMUD Board Director Marguerite Young

 

 

Labor Organizations

Building Trades of Alameda County

IAFF55

Teamsters Joint Local 7

 

 

Faith Leaders and Non-Profit Organizations

Pastor Zachary Carey, True Vine Ministries

Dr. Noha Aleobata, Roots Clinic

Pastor Gerald Agee, Fellowship Christian Center

Dr. Michael Bell, Children’s Hospital

Dr. Donna Carey, Highland Hospital Chief of Pediatrics

Pastor Curtis Flemming, Bay Community Fellowship

Pastor Thomas & Keryl Harris III, Pleasant Grove Baptist

Bishop Michael Johnson, Mingleton Temple COGIC

Pastor Raymond Lankford, Health Communities Inc

Pastor Gregory Payton, St. John Missionary Baptist Church

Brian Stanley, District 3 Resident, Oakland Ed Fund

Pastor Joseph Simmons, Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

Pastor Lawrence VanHook, The Community Church, Patton University

Pastor B.K. & Valerie Woodson, BACC

 

 

Community Leaders (*Groups listed for identification purposes only)

Clarence McElhaney, Jr., Husband and proud supporter!

Clarence & Barbara McElhaney, Sr.

Adamaka Ajaelo, Founder SelfEstem

George Arterberry, Dogtown Neighborors, West Oakland Resident

Joanna Bullock, Association of Bay Area Governments*

Dave Campbell, East Bay Bicycle Coalition*

Lauran Michelle Cherry, Educator

Brigitte Cook, Senior Constituent Liaison

Ethel “NeNe” Darnell, West Oakland Resident, Walking on Water (WOW) founder

Marion “BigMama” Dixon, St. John’s Apartments (D3)

Alexis Gray, WMBA, UCB, Oakland Tech

C.J Hirschfield, Adams’ Point* Resident, Non-profit CEO

Gregory Hodge, West Oakland Resident

Jazz Monique Hudson, West Oakland Resident

Henry Linzie, McClymonds Alumni, OBCA

Joey & Rose Lovett, West Oakland Resident

Brian & Relonda McGhee, Educators, McClymonds Alumnus

Ken McCollum, Founder, Men of Iron/Alameda County Sheriff *

Wiley & Cynthia Pierce

Roxanne Hanna Ware, True Vine Ministries*

Sonny McClendon, West Oakland Resident

Carlos Webster, West Oakland Resident

Monica Wilson, BUILD*

T.C. Wilson, SEIU* Member/Organizer

 

 

Arts & Culture

Malik Muhammad, MalikPhotography.com

Angela Wellman, Oakland Public Conservatory of Music*, founder

E.W. Wainwright, African Roots of Jazz*, Founder

Joyce Gordon, Owner Joyce Gordon Gallery*

Kwesi Scott, Artist

Leroy & Tayari Stansfield, GoBaby Productions

Tacuma King, Bay Area Youth Arts / SDOUAE* Founder

Ronald Davis, Ron Davis Digital Design

 

 

Environment, Healthcare & Community Development Leaders and Organizations

Arnold Perkins, former Director of Alameda County Health Department

Damon Eaves, former D3 City Council candidate, Alameda County Department of Social Welfare

Dr. Donna White Carey, Physician, Sinkler Miller Medical Association

Dr. Michael Bell, Children’s Hospital, Sinkler Miller Medical Association

Dr. Tracy Phillips, Physician, Sinkler Miller Medical Association

Jeremy Liu, Community leader and former director of EBALDC

 

 

Business, Law & Government

Linda Beck, Esq, Best, Best & Krieger

Dan Boggan, Clorox – Board of Directors, California Endowment – Board Member

Tanya Boyce, Affirm Plus, Business owner

Elizabeth Clark, Fitzgerald Abbott

Anagha Dandekar Clifford, Esq. – Wendell, Rosen, Black & Dean

Al Davis, Al Davis Construction

Alan Dones, Urban Developer

Merlin Edwards, Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce

Mike Ghilmetti, Signature Properties

Clinton Killian, Esq, Fried & Williams, LLP

Greg McConnell, The McConnell Groups

Mark McClure, OBA

Loyd Ware, City of Oakland Employee, IFPTE member

Zachary Wasserman, Esq, Wendell, Rosen, Black & Dean

Robert Wilkins, YMCA East Bay

LaTressa Alford Wilson, Office of Congressman George Miller, Sr. Field Representative