Pamela's Power Partners

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Note: Titles & Organizations are for identification purposes only.



National Leaders:

Susan Burton • Founder, A New Way of Life

Elaine Brown • Prison Activist and Former Chairwoman of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense

Common • Artist/Actor/Activist

Angela Davis • Activist/Professor

Fania Davis • Attorney/Activist, Co-Founder, Restorative Justice of Oakland (RJOY)

Carl E. Douglas • Civil Rights Attorney

Hon. Delaine Eastin • Former Assemblywoman and California State Supt. of Instruction

Patricia Ann Ford • Former Executive Vice President, SEIU 1000 

Danny Glover • Activist/Actor

Cephus "Uncle Bobby" Johnson • Activist, Founder, Love Not Blood Campaign

Rev. Wanda R. Johnson • Founder/CEO, Oscar Grant Foundation

Hon. Larry Krasner • Philadelphia District Attorney 

John Legend • Artist/Activist

Catharine MacKinnon • Law Professor, University of Michigan & Harvard

Bishop J.W. Macklin • Second Presiding Bishop, Church of God In Christ, Pastor, Glad Tidings International Church of God In Christ, Hayward

Julianne Malveaux • Author, Former President, Bennett College

Howard Moore, Jr. • Civil Rights Attorney 

Dorsey Nunn • Executive Director, All of Us or None

Dr. David A. Thomas • President, Morehouse College

Hon. Nina Turner • Former Ohio State Senator

Hon. Dezie Woods Jones • State President, Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA)




Bay Area Elected Officials:

Norma Alcala • City of West Sacramento City Council

James Aguilar • Trustee, San Leandro School Board

Victor Aguilar, Jr. • Vice Mayor, San Leandro City Council

Vinnie Bacon • Former Member, Fremont City Council

Ben Bartlett • Berkeley City Council

Jovanka Beckles • Director, Alameda Contra Costa Transit District

Ken Bukowski • Former Mayor, Emeryville City Council

Steven Cassidy • Former Mayor, San Leandro City Council

James Chang • Commissioner, Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board

Sarabjit Cheema • Trustee, New Haven Unified School Board

Gay Plair Cobb • Former Director, Alameda County Board  of Education

Cheryl Davila • Former Member, Berkeley City Council

Scott Donahue • Vice Mayor, Emeryville City Council

Ge'Nell Gary • Mayor, Albany City Council

Surlene Grant • Former Vice-Mayor, San Leandro City Council

Kate Harrison • Berkeley City Council

Mike Hutchinson • Director, Oakland Unified School District

Kevin Jenkins • Trustee, Peralta School District

Dianne Jones • Trustee, Fremont Unified School Board

Jenny Kassan • Fremont City Council, Attorney

Michael Katz-LeCabe • Former San Leandro School Board President

Brittni Kiick • Livermore City Council

Michael Kusiak • Trustee, Castro Valley School Board

Paola Laverde • Commissioner, Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board

Alex Lee • California State Assemblymember (District 25)

Corina López • San Leandro City Council

Nancy J. Nadel • Former Member, Oakland City Council

Gus Newport • Former Berkeley Mayor

Christian Rodriguez, Sr. • Trustee, San Leandro School Board

Melissa Shuen-Mallory • Trustee, New Haven Unified School Board

Sara Prada • Trustee, Hayward Unified School District

Jean Quan • Former Mayor, City of Oakland

Robert Raburn • Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors - District 4

Wilson Riles, Jr. • Former Member, Oakland City Council

Lateefah Simon • Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors - District 7

Sandre Swanson • Former California State Assemblymember

Julie Testa • Pleasanton City Council

John H. Weed • Director, Alameda County Water District

Van Cedric Williams • Director, Oakland Unified School District


Democratic Party Leaders:

Carolyn Fowler • Chair, California Womens Caucus

Taisha Brown • Former Chair, California Black Caucus

Carlos Alcala • Chair, California Chicano Latino Caucus

Amar Shergill • Chair, California Progressive Caucus

Crystal Araujo • Former Commissioner, City of Hayward

Michael Barnett • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee

Art Douglas Blacksher • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee

Andrea Luna Bocanegra • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee 

Melody Davis • Political Action Director, Oakland East Bay Democratic Club, Co-Founder, Parent Voices

Howard Egerman • President, Oakland East Bay Democratic Club

Rocky Fernandez • Regional Director, California Democratic Party

Ed Hernandez • President, San Leandro Democratic Club

Cheri Johansen • Former President, City of Alameda Democratic Club

Sandra Johnson • Co-Chair, John George Democratic Club

Jack Kurzweil • Coordinator, Wellstone Renewal Democratic Club

Bobbi Lopez • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee

Tonya Love • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee

Kiisha Orr • Vice President, Oakland East Bay Democratic Club

Rivka Polatnick • Criminal Justice Chair, Wellstone Renewal Democratic Club

Royl Roberts • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee

Walter Riley • Co-Chair, John George Democratic Club

John Smith • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee

Sybil Smith • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee

Barisha Spriggs • President, Southern Alameda County Progressive Democrats

Austin Tam • Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee

Jackie Tarin-Rankl • Secretary, Tri-Valley Democratic Club

Alfred Twu • Former Chair, East Bay Young Democrats, Artist & Designer

Julie Diaz Waters • California Democratic Party Executive Board

David Weintraub • Education Chair, Wellstone Renewal Democratic Club

Dan Wood • Former Vice-President, City of Alameda Democratic Club, former CDP Delegate





Local Leaders:

Mani Allen • Teacher, New Haven Unified School District

Fawaz Alriashi • President, Yemeni American Association

Rev. Dr. Kenneth Anderson • Senior Pastor, Williams Chapel Baptist Church

Gloria Bailey-Ray • Producer, "U Didn't Get the Memo"

Michael Baines • Owner, BGI Construction Group

Ellen Barry • Founder, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

Rev. Maurice Bates • Senior Pastor, Mount Zion Baptist Church

Rose Bauer • Community Survivor of Police Violence, Mother of Jacob Bauer

John Bauer • Community Survivor of Police Violence, Father of Jacob Bauer

Willard Ali Birts, Jr. • Senior Organizer, All of Us or None

Ray Bobbitt • CEO, African-American Sports & Entertainment Group

Charles A. Bonner • Civil Rights Attorney

Allan Brill • Union Representative, Former Executive Director, Calif. Assn. of Interns & Residents

Cat Brooks • Executive Director, Justice Teams, Co-Founder, Anti-Police Terror Project

Rev. Edwin Frederick Brown • Senior Pastor, Market Street Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Therese Y. Cannata • Managing Partner, Cannata, O'Toole, Fickes & Olson

Rev. Lester Cannon • Senior Pastor Emeritus, Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church

Vanessa Coe • Union Organizer, APALA, AFLO-CIO, National Union of Health Care Workers

Mariano Contreras • Steering Committee member, Coalition for Police Accountability

Betsy Cotton • Vice-Chair, Equal Rights Advocates

Richard Cowan • Former President Redwood Heights Association

Robert Daulton • Chair, Fremont Planning Commission

Jose Dorado • Commissioner, Oakland Police Commission

Jose Joel Garcia • Chief Executive Director Emeritus, Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc.

Shirley Golub • Community Organizer, Progressive Democrats of America-California

Rafael Gonzalez • Berkeley Poet Laureate

Oscar Grant Sr. • Re-entry Advocate & Organizer

Rashidah Grinage • Convenor, Coalition for Police Accountability

Joyce Guy • Executive Director, West Oakland Job Resource Center

Nancy HarveyLil Nancy's Primary Schoolhouse

Irma Herrera • Social Justice Activist/Attorney, Playwright/Performer

Gabriel Hernandez • Founding Member, Chicano Human Rights Council

Dr. Floyd Huen • Physician/Activist

Jean Hyams • Past President, California Employment Lawyers Assn.

Dr. Tony Jackson • Psychologist/Author, Member, Brotherhood of Elders

Erika Jacobsen • Past President, Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Assn.

Jose Jaime • Community Survivor of Police Violence, Christian Madrigal Family

Rev. Anthony Jenkins, Sr. • Senior Pastor, Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church

John Jernegan • Co-Owner, Everett & Jones Restaurant

Darrell Jobe • Founder, Vericool, Livermore

Beatrice X "Auntie B." Johnson • Activist, Founder, Love Not Blood Campaign

Sandra Johnson • President, Golden Age Senior Center

John Jones III • Community Organizer, Just Cities

Arif Khatib • Author, Film Producer, Founder and President Emeritus, Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame

Margarita Lacabe • Activist/Author

Cathy Leonard • President, Coalition for Police Accountability

Dr. Joan-Steineau Lester • Physician/Author/Educator

Leslie Levy • PresidentWomen Lawyers of Alameda County

Saabir Lockett • Community Organizer, EBASE

Alfonso Loera • Past President, SEIU 1021, Port Chapter

Cassie Lopez • Co-Chair, Mosswood Advisory Committee 

Josephina Lopez • Owner, Corazon de Pueblo

Dr. Estevan Lovato • Provider, La Loma Clinic

Pamela Martinez • NUHW Retiree

Terri McWilliams • Community Organizer, Faith In Action

Dennis Middleton • Accountant

Eloise Middleton • Past President, NAREB Women’s Council

Rev. Dr. Valerie Miles-Tribble • Interim Pastor/Professor, Faith Presbyterian Church

Kristina Molina • Community Organizer

Akilah “Kiki” Monifa • Publisher, Black History Everyday

Derrick Muhammad • Past President, ILWU Local 10

Linda Olvera • Immigration Detention Advocate

Rev. Dr. Harold W. Orr, Jr. M.D. • Pastor, Greater El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church

Cynthia Papermaster • Coordinator, CODEPINK Women for Peace, Golden Gate Chapter

Elaine Peng •Executive Director & Founder, Mental Health Association for Chinese

Rick Perez • Activist, Father, Pedie Perez

Janani Ramachandran • Former Candidate, California Assembly District 18

Maria Ellena Ramirez • Educator/Organizer, Decoto Voices

Ali Ar Rasheed • Entrepreneur Consultant

Paul Redd • Re-entry Advocate & Community Organizer

Magarita Rodriquez • Owner, Farmers Insurance Agency

Jessamyn Sabbag • Former Executive Director, Oakland Rising

Dan Siegel • Attorney/Activist, Former Oakland Mayor Candidate

Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith, Sr. • Pastor Emeritus, Allen Temple Baptist Church

Dr. Tolbert Smalls • Physician/Activist, Roots Clinic

Andres Soto • Member, Re-Imaging Public Safety Task Force

Jerilyn Stapleton • President Emerita, CA National Organization for Women (NOW)

Hattie Tate • Community Organizer

Norma Faris Taylor • President, Bay Area Black Nurses Association

Clarence Thomas • President Emeritus, ILWU Northern District Council

Chaney Turner • Entrepreneur and Community Organizer, Chair, Oakland Cannabis Commission

Jayme Walker • President, Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Assn.

Marshall Walker • Former President, SEIU Local 790 (Now Local 1021), Former Regional Director, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

Sheryl Walton • Community Organizer, Block By Block Organizing Network, Secretary, Coalition for Police Accountability

Rev. Cheryl Ward • Pastor, Cheryl Ward Ministries

Anne Butterfield Weills • Attorney/Activist, Union Organizer

Yvonne Williams • Former President, Alameda Labor Council

Trent Willis • Former President, ILWU Local 10



Alameda Progressives

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO (APALA)

ATU Local 192

Bay Rising Action

Black Women's Democratic Club

Black Women Organized for Political Action-PAC (BWOPA-PAC)

Cal Berkeley Democrats

California Nurses Association

California Working Families Party

Coalition for Police Accountability, Oakland

Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 9415

Courage California

Courage to Change Policy Pledge (Distinction)

Democracy for America

East Bay Young Democrats

Elect Black Women PAC

Families Advocating for the Seriously Mentally Ill - Alameda County

Fund Her

F.U.N. Progressives (Fremont • Union City • Newark)

John George Democratic Club

International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10

ILWU Northern California District Council

Latine Young Democrats of the East Bay

Mom's Demand Action - Gun Sense Candidate (Distinction)

National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW)

Oakland East Bay Democratic Club

Oakland Rising Action

Our Revolution East Bay

Our Revolution National

Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte

Progressive Democrats of America – California - Oakland Chapter

Real Justice PAC

San Leandro Democratic Club

SEIU Local 1021

Smart Justice California

South Alameda County Young Democrats

The Collective PAC

Tri-Valley Democratic Club

UAW Western States

United Food & Commercial Workers Local 5

Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club

Justice with Compassion in Alameda County

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