Quality Public Education

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Cherisse Gash

Cherisse is an Oakland parent and grew up in District 3 and has deep ties to the community. She has a strong vision and track record of leadership mob…

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Sam Davis

Sam has the support of community organizations including Faith In Action and OEA, the local teachers’ union. Although he believes that charter schools…

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Stacy Thomas

Stacy is a bookkeeper by trade and wants to focus on how to use the budget as a moral compass and, after an audit, how to clearly address these priori…

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Richard Santos Raya

Richard is a real values-driven leader. Bringing a fresh perspective, he partners with the community to create systemic solutions to Oakland’s challen…

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Proposition J – Remove Red Tape for School Funding

Removes red tape so that existing parcel taxes can fund schools. Specifically, this measure funds living wages for teachers and expanding technology p…

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Proposition 16 – End the Ban on Affirmative Action

Proposition 16 affirms that race, gender, and ethnicity can be considered in hiring and admissions processes, and overturns the racist Proposition 209…

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