Endorsements

Current Endorsements

Shervin Aazami (CA-30)

Shervin is a son of two Iranian asylum seekers who faced religious persecution and fled for their lives in the wake of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. He grew up watching his mom work long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays at a department store to make ends meet for the family, while his dad took the bus to and from California State University Northridge and studied to become a family doctor. Today, Shervin is a public health professional who worked on HIV prevention and harm reduction within the LGBTQ+ community and later became invested in Indigenous healthcare advocacy.

Alexandra Hunt (PA-03)

A daughter of teachers and a sister to a twin brother who grew up with a learning disability, Alexandra is a public health researcher, a girls’ soccer coach, and an advocate for social, racial, economic, and environmental justice. She volunteered in the frontline at testing sites, worked with grassroots organizations to provide groceries and menstrual items to those in need, and advocated for housing access, rent freezes, universal healthcare, and criminal justice reform in her local community. Having provided health aid in Ecuador and Ghana, Alexandra also understands and is committed to global justice, solidarity, and peace. She leads from the heart and is prepared to sponsor that love and compassion into law as the next Congresswoman from PA-03.

Jason Call (WA-02)

Jason is a lifelong community activist and organizer and a former high school math teacher of almost two decades. His first involvement in activism was protesting the Iraq War in 1990 when he was a student at the University of Washington. He has continued his antiwar activism for 30 years. As a healthcare advocate, he currently serves on the board of Whole Washington, a volunteer led group seeking to bring single payer healthcare to Washington State. As a teacher, Jason represented his local union at the state assembly for many years.

Christine Olivo (FL-24)

Christine Olivo brings forth a burst of new energy and leadership into the political fold. The outspoken advocate, wife, and mother of two boys, is running for U.S. Representative for Florida’s 24th Congressional District. Christine is the daughter of Haitian immigrants and the second oldest of eight children. Christine was elected in August of 2020 as the Broward Democratic Committeewoman. Her goal is to be a voice for the progressives and challenge the establishment to rally behind progressive policies. In December of 2020, Christine was recognized by Legacy Magazine as one of South Florida’s most prominent and influential black women. She is compassionate and a thoughtful leader. If she wins, she will be the first Haitian American to win this seat.

Angelica Dueñas (CA-29)

Angelica was born in the working-class suburb of Sun Valley. Her life resembles that of her local community’s: brought up through hard work and LAUSD’s public schooling. Angelica earned a Human Resources Certification from Los Angeles Valley College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from CSULA, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Woodbury University. She then went on to serve as a contributing Board Member of the Sun Valley Neighborhood Council as well as two terms as President, one term as 2nd Vice President, and one term as 1st Vice President. In 2016 she was appointed to serve as a Delegate for Senator Bernie Sanders. Angelica currently spends her time as an activist and volunteer in her community, while also raising her five children.

Christine Olivo (FL-24)

Christine Olivo brings forth a burst of new energy and leadership into the political fold. The outspoken advocate, wife, and mother of two boys, is running for U.S. Representative for Florida’s 24th Congressional District. Christine is the daughter of Haitian immigrants and the second oldest of eight children. Christine was elected in August of 2020 as the Broward Democratic Committeewoman. Her goal is to be a voice for the progressives and challenge the establishment to rally behind progressive policies. In December of 2020, Christine was recognized by Legacy Magazine as one of South Florida’s most prominent and influential black women. She is compassionate and a thoughtful leader. If she wins, she will be the first Haitian American to win this seat.

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