Endorsements

Barbara is endorsed by voices across Oakland and around the entire Bay Area. To add your name, please join the campaign today!

Elected Officials

Betty Yee, State Controller
Libby Schaaf, Oakland Mayor
Dan Kalb, Oakland Councilmember
Nikki Fortunato Bas, Oakland Councilmember 
Sheng Thao, Oakland Councilmember
Noel Gallo, Oakland Councilmember 
Larry Reid, Oakland Councilmember
Tony Thurmond, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Nancy Skinner, State Senator
Rob Bonta, State Assembly Member
Evan Low, State Assembly Member
Phong La, Alameda County Assessor
Nate Miley, Alameda County Supervisor
Henry Levy, Alameda County Treasurer
Elihu Harris, former Oakland Mayor and State Assembly Member
Elizabeth Echols, East Bay Regional Parks Director
Annie Campbell Washington, former Oakland City Council Member
Danny Wan, former Oakland City Council Member
Kathy Neal, Alameda County Democratic Party Executive Board

Organizations

Oakland Firefighters Union IAFF Local 55
Sierra Club
Oakland Tenants Union
Oakland Confidential Management Employees Association Union
Black Young Democrats of the East Bay, Blue Warrior
Asian Pacific American Democratic Caucus
The League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay
BWOPA (Black Women Organized for Political Action) PAC, Oakland/Berkeley Chapter
John George Democratic Club
East Bay Animal PAC
Metropolitan Greater Oakland (MGO) Democratic Club
East Bay Women's Political Alliance

Legal Professionals*

John Burris, Civil Rights Attorney
Eva Jefferson Paterson, President & Founder, Equal Justice Society
David Alexander, Attorney
Farimah Faiz Brown, Berkeley City Attorney
Michelle Kenyon, City Attorney for Piedmont, Calistoga, Pacifica, Moraga & Rohnert Park
Cedric Chao, Attorney 
Jill Habig, Attorney, Founder and President Public Rights Project
Robert Harris, General Counsel, African American Chamber of Commerce & former Oakland Port Commissioner
Jayne Williams, former Oakland City Attorney
Joyce Hicks, former Oakland Chief Assistant City Attorney 
Wayne Nishioka, Attorney
Paul Garrison, Attorney
Angela Bean, Immigration Attorney
Diane Lewis, Attorney
Dianne Millner, Attorney and Real Estate Broker 
Bijal Patel, Special Counsel & Supervisor of Land Use and Real Property Units, Oakland City Attorney’s Office
Ryan Richardson, Special Counsel, Division Head, Labor & Employment Division, Oakland City Attorney’s Office
Maria Bee, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Division Head Affirmative & Defense Litigation Divisions, Oakland City Attorney’s Office
Dara Wiseman, Chief Operations Officer, Oakland City Attorney’s Office
Laura Lane, Supervising Deputy City Attorney, Rent, Code Enforcement & General Public Safety Unit
Doryanna Moreno, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Division Head, Advisory Division, Oakland City Attorney’s Office
David Pereda, Special Counsel, Division Head General & Complex Defense Litigation Division, Oakland City Attorney's Office
Marc Janowitz, East Bay Community Law Center
Leah Simon-Weisberg, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)
Valerie Lewis, Attorney
Richard Illgen, Former Supervising Deputy City Attorney V, Rent, Code Enforcement & General Public Safety Unit and Neighborhood Law Corps
Andrew Huang, Government Civil Rights Attorney; Former Oakland Deputy City Attorney
Louise Renne, Renne Public Law Group; Former San Francisco City Attorney
Kiran Jain, Attorney
Barry Epstein, Attorney

Community Leaders*

Margaret Gordon, Co-director West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, Co-coordinator Bay Area Ditching Dirty Diesel Collaborative
Anne Omura, Executive Director, Eviction Defense Center
Margaretta Lin, Executive Director Just Cities/ Dellums Institute & former Oakland Deputy City Administrator
Michael Colbruno, Port of Oakland Commissioner
John Jones III
Ray Bobbitt
John Gooding
Reverend Dr. D. Jacquelyn Edwards
Barbara Dean, Psychologist 
Yvonne Hudson-Harmon, Member Oakland Civil Service Board & Board Chair Imani Community Church
James E. Vann, Co-Founder, Oakland Tenants Union (OTU), Founding Member East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO), AIA Architect
Olga Bolotina, Chapter Chair, Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter
Henry Gardner, Executive Director, Oakland-Alameda Coliseum Authority, former Oakland City Manager & Interim City Administrator
Geoffrey Pete
Alton Jelks, Lecturer, Cal State University East Bay
Bruce Nye


* Titles are provided for identification purposes only and do not denote an organizational endorsement.