Community Control & Political Power

“I Was Feeling the Call of Community”: An Interview with Oakland City Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas

September 30, 2020
In September 2019, we interviewed Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas, who is on the Oakland City Council representing District 2 which covers Eastlake,…

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Measure BB – Ranked-Choice Voting

Ranked-choice voting allows diverse voices into the electoral process and frees voters to support who most represents them — not just who the politica…

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Marj Davis

Marj Davis is a progressive voice on the city council, and could help usher in a new era of leadership that values the voices of low-income as well as…

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Mayra Espinosa

In the first-ever election that will allow all neighborhoods to be represented on Pacifica City Council (through district-based elections), Mayra Espi…

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Jackie Fielder

Jackie Fielder is a Latina and Native American candidate who is not afraid to challenge the corporate agenda and lead with a bold vision for Californi…

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Dave Cortese

Dave Cortese has been a champion for working people in the South Bay for many years, and in this choice between progressives, Cortese’s record,…

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