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ENDORSEMENTS

My campaign has been endorsed by the following:

  Elected Officials 

  • Anthony Portantino- California State Senator, District 25

  • Laura Friedman- California State Assembly, 43rd District

  • Lindsey Horvath- West Hollywood Council Member

  • Eunisses Hernandez - LA City Council Member-Elect, 1st District. 

  • Yasmine-Imani McMorrin- Culver City Council Member

  • Isaac Bryan- California State Assembly, 54th District

  • Konstantine Anthony - Burbank Vice Mayor

  • Daniel Lee - Culver City Mayor

  • L. David Patterson- Mayor Pro Tem, City of Hawthorne

  • Al Austin II- Councilmember- Eighth District, Long Beach

  • Ali Sajjad Taj- Councilmember, City of Artesia

  • Mike Bonin- Los Angeles City Councilmember, 11th District

  • Ana Valencia- Vice Mayor, City of Norwalk

  • Dr. Armond Aghakhanian- Member of Burbank Unified School District Board of Education

  • Ash Kalra- 27th District Assembly Member

  • Alex Fisch- Culver City Council Member

  • Sasha Renée Pérez- Alhambra City Council

  • Frank Aurelio Yokoyama- Councilmember, City of Cerritos

  • Steve Gibson- Pasadena Area Community College District Governing Board Member, Trustee Area No. 3

  • Jason Lyon- Pasadena Planning Commission,  Pasadena City Council*

  • Dr. Suzie Abajian- Glendale City Clerk

 

Organizations

  • Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley

  • Black Los Angeles Young Democrats

  • Ground Game LA

  • La Defensa

  • Stonewall Democratic Club

  • The Future Left

  • Culver City Democratic Club

  • Burbank Democratic Club

  • Progressive Asian Network for Action

  • Sunrise Movement Los Angeles

  • San Gabriel Valley Progressives

  • Silver Echo Feliz Democracy Club

  • Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains

  • Working Families Party California

  • Yes We Can Democratic Club

  • Americans for Democratic Action 

  • United Democrats of the San Gabriel Valley

  • Foothill Community Democrats

  • Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic Club

  • Democrats of Pasadena Foothills

  • People's Action

  • Southern California Armenian Democrats

  • Santa Clarita Valley Democrats

  • Feel The Bern Democratic Club, San Fernando Valley

  • Run For Something

  • Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club

  • Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund

  • North Valley Democratic Club

  • Santa Monica Democratic Club

  • LA Forward Action

  • Los Angeles Sentinel

 

Unions

  • Roofers and Waterproofers Union, Local 36

  • Unite Here Local 11

  • Local 148

  • California Federation of Interpreters Local 39000

  • National Writers Union

 

Legal Professionals 

  • Victor Narro-  UCLA Law Professor, Immigration and Labor Rights Expert*

  • Ricardo Garcia -   Los Angeles County Public Defender*

  • Justine Esack Los Angeles County Chief Deputy Public Defender*                                          

  • Mitchell Bruckner-   Los Angeles County Public Defender, Head Deputy *                                        

  • Kevin R. Johnson-    Dean, University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law *

  • Jennifer Lorson -     Children’s Law Center of California *

  • Nadim Karim, Ph.D.-  Court-approved forensic psychologist*

  • J. Brandon Birath, Ph.D.,-  Neuropsychologist,  Court-approved expert, *  Health Sciences Lecturer at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA *

  • William J. Edwards- Attorney, Legal Expert in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), Lecturer, Author, and Instructor  

  • Kathryn Kelly-  Former Los Angeles County Probation Officer, Retired Central District of California Probation Officer.  Currently a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Legal Issues Research Center Project Director, Seattle, WA. *

  • Timothy Collister, Ph.D.- Court-approved Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist*

  • Jose Colon- Retired Head Deputy, former Deputy in Charge at * Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office

  • Honorable Joel Lofton*

  • Honorable Valerie Salkin*

  • Honorable Marion Gaston*

  • Honorable Efrain M. Aceves *

Community Leaders 

  • Franky Carrillo- President of the Los Angeles County Probation Oversight Commission*, Executive Board Member of the California Democratic Party*, and Criminal Justice advocate.  

  • George Moyer - 2022 Long Beach Prosecutor Candidate

  • Victor Frias - California Democratic Assembly Delegate, Assembly District 52;
    United Teachers Los Angeles, Chapter Chair*

  • Cindi Duran - California Democratic Assembly Delegate, Assembly District 57*

  • Jamie York - Secretary of Reseda Neighborhood Council*

  • David Kim - 2022 Congressional Candidate CA-34

  • Fatima Iqbal-Zubair - 2022 State Assembly Candidate District 65

  • John Prieto - SUDCC- Substance Use Disorder Certified Counselor 

  • Gena White - CADC II- Certified Chemical Dependency Specialist

  • Josh Nuni - CA Dem Party Executive Board Member AD 52*

  • Eric Brightwell - Silver Lake Neighborhood Council, Governing Board Member*

  • Kristina Wong - Wilshire Center Koreatown Neighborhood Council, Governing Board Member; California Democratic Party Executive Board Member, Assembly District 53*

  • Susan Burton - A New Way of Life Founder*

  • Darrell Goode - NAACP Area Director*

 * Title for informational purposes only​

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