The most diverse and broad-based grassroots coalition from across the city is supporting Mayor Quan for re-election.

Add your endorsement by e-mailing with your name, title, a photo & a quote about why you support Mayor Quan!


“Jean Quan championed the Ceasefire program that brings the community together to work

with gang members to address the underlying causes of violence. It really works and has

helped save many lives.”

-- Rev. J. Alfred Smith, Jr., Allen Temple, Ceasefire Collaborative



J. Alfred Smith Jr., Allen Temple

J. Alfred Smith Sr., Allen Temple

Reverend Martha Taylor, Allen Temple

Reverend Valerie Miles-Tribble

Bishop Yvette Flunder, City of Refuge

Reverend George Cummings, Imani Church

Pastor Raymond Lankford, Healthy Oakland

Bishop Frank Pinkard, Evergreen Baptist Church

Bishop Joe Smith, Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church & Bay Cities Ministerial Union

Reverend Andrea Davidson, Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church

Pastor Nicolas Pacheco, Iglesia Bautista Dulce Refugio

Pastor Larry Ashley, Cosmopolitan Baptist Church

Rev. Dr. Roy Wilford Sr., Cosmopolitan Baptist Church

Father Thomas Paris, Greek Orthodox Church

Pastor Brian Woodson, Bay Area Christian Connection

Pastor Jeremiah Captain, Galatians Missionary Baptist Chuch

Reverend Cheryl Ward, Cheryl Ward Ministries


“Jean Quan is a former School Board member who has dedicated her life to finding better

futures for our kids. She is raising the funds to put 2,000 of our youth to work this summer

and is strengthening the School to Career Pipeline to prepare our youth for 21st Century jobs.”

-- Rosie Torres, Oakland School Boardmember



San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Former SF Mayor Art Agnos

Congresswoman Judy Chu

Board of Equalization Member Betty Yee

Assemblymember Tom Ammiano

Assemblymember Paul Fong

Former State Senator Carole Migden

Former Assemblymember & Deputy Mayor Sandré Swanson

Former Assemblymember Joe Coto

Alameda County Superintendent of Education Sheila Jordan

Former Supervisor Alice Lai-Bitker

Oakland City Councilmember Dan Kalb

Oakland City Councilmember Noel Gallo

Former Oakland City Councilmember Nancy Nadel 

Former Oakland City Councilmember Jane Brunner #2

Former Oakland Councilmember Henry Chang

Oakland School Boardmember David Kakishiba

Oakland School Boardmember Jumoke Hinton

Oakland School Boardmember Anne Campbell-Washington

Oakland School Boardmember Rosie Torres

Oakland School Boardmember Chris Dobbins

Former Oakland School Boardmember & Superintendent Gary Yee

Former Oakland School Boardmember Lucella Harrison

Former Oakland School Boardmember Carol Lee Tolbert

Peralta Community College Board Trustee Abel Guillén

Peralta Community College Board Trustee Nicky González-Yuen

Peralta Community College Board Trustee Cy Gulassa

County Board of Education Member Joaquin Rivera

San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar

Alameda Councilmember Stewart Chen

Alameda Councilmember Lena Tam

Berkeley Councilmember Darryl Moore

Berkeley Councilmember Kriss Worthington

Berkeley Councilmember Jesse Arreguin

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Boardmember Alejandro Soto-Vigil 

Former Berkeley Rent Stabilization Boardmember Igor Tregub


“Under Mayor Jean Quan’s leadership, the Port of Oakland has improved as a major economic

engine and jobs generator for the region. She has brought both market rate and affordable

housing to the waterfront, increased our import-export business, and positioned our airport as a major hub.”

-- Michael Colbruno, Port of Oakland Commissioner



Michael Colbruno, Oakland Port Commission

Victor Uno, Oakland Port Commission

Alan Yee, Oakland Port Commission

Ces Butner, Oakland Port Commission

Earl Hamlin, Oakland Port Commission

James Head, Oakland Port Commission

Jazy Bonilla, Oakland Planning Commission

Adhi Nagraj, Oakland Planning Commission

Chris Patillo, Oakland Planning Commission

Jim Moore, Oakland Planning Commission

Virginia Sung, Former Citizen's Police Review Boardmember

Donna Murphy, Oakland Commission on Aging

Karen Smulevitz, Oakland Commission on Aging

Julina Bonilla, Workforce Investment Board

Doug Wong, Wildfire Prevention Advisory Board & Retired Firefighter

Leslie Bonnett, Former Cannabis Regulatory Commissioner

Jose Dorado, Violence Prevention Oversight Committee

Jay Ashford, Oakland Budget Advisory Commission Former Chair

Marlene Christine Hurd, Oakland Housing Authority Commissioner

Tony Robinson, Juvenile Justice Commission



Alameda County Building Trades Council

International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU)

Professional and Technical Engineers Local 21 (IFPTE)

Oakland Education Association

Teamsters Joint Council 7

SEIU: Service Employees International Union 



International Association of Firefighters Local 55

California Nurses Association

Communication Workers of America

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 595

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 16

Ironworkers Union Local 378

Northern California Carpenters

Northern California Laborers Local 304

Sheet Metal Workers Local 104

Sprinkler Fitters Local 483



The SF Bay Area Reporter

The East Bay Express

League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay #1

Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce 

Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) 

Oakland Rising Action

Oakland Builders Alliance

Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club

Oakland East Bay Democratic Club

Evolve California

Block by Block Organizing Network

Asian Americans for Political Advancement (AAPA)


“Our families are safer because Jean Quan has worked so hard to get federal help and to

strengthen and diversify our local police and bring real community policing to the city.”

-- Barbara Montgomery, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader



Amie Fishman, East Bay Housing Organizations

Andreas Culver, Alameda County Building Trades Council

Anil Pandey, Nepalese Community Leader

Brett Badelle, East Bay Black Young Democrats

Bryan Cauwels, Save Oakland Sports

Carl Chan, Oakland Chinatown Chamber Foundation

Chip Johnson, SF Chronicle

Derrick Bulls, 100 Black Men

Dorothy King, Everett & Jones BBQ

Dr. Death, Forever Oakland & 66th MOB of Raider Nation

Eduardo Collaco, OPD Citizen Academy

Ed Yu, Chinese American Citizens Alliance

Evans Daniels, Block by Block Organizing Network

Fernando Estrada, Northern California Laborers Local 304

Gabriel Quinto, Stonewall Democratic Club

James Vann, Oakland Tenants Union

Jo & Norm Budman, Oakland Community Activists

José Dueñas, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Judy Belcher, League of Women Voters

Kit Vaquilar, ACCE Activist

Linda Wong, CORE Coordinator

Lynette Lee, Affordable Housing Advocate

Mariano Contreras, Latinos for Jean

Medhanie Ogbe, Eritrean Community Leader

Michael Morgan, East Bay Symphony

Miguel Paredes, SEIU Organizer

Phil Tagami, California Group

Phuc Tranh, Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce

Sara Somers, Save Oakland Sports

Sharon Rose, Block by Block Organizing Network

Suga-T, National Hip Hop Icon, CEO & Mentor

Susan Flakus, Democratic Party Activist

Susan Hayes-Smith, City of Oakland Activist

Susan Montauk, Activist for Clean & Safe Parks

Yui Hay Lee, Organization of Chinese Americans


Downtown/Lake Merritt

Aisha Samatar, Lake Merritt Resident

Alejandro Mendoza-Castilla, Crocker Highlands Resident

Amy Burns, Grand Lake Resident

Bipin Walia, Lakeshore Resident

Brad Kelly Lake Merritt Resident

Carlos Hernandez,  Lake Merritt Resident

Chiquita Johnson, Jack London Square Resident

Chiyeh Hu, Jack London Square Resident

Dan Mason, Downtown Oakland Resident

De Truong, Lakeside Resident

Deborah Wafer, Uptown Resident

Eric Mcafee, Lake Merritt Resident

Jennae Wallach, Crocker Highlands Resident

John Gulino, Adams Point Resident

Marc Smith, Uptown Resident

Mary MacDonald, Rockridge Resident

Melrose Washington, Downtown Oakland Resident

Mike Lam, Lake Merritt Resident

Randy Chau, Merritt Resident

Sanalli Phelps, Uptown Resident

Steve Lowe, Jack London Square Resident

Susan Rovetta, Lakeshore Resident

Vincent Ho, Downtown Oakland Resident

Walter McCain, Adams Point Resident

Wendy Yee, Adams Point Resident

Cesar Escalera, West Lake Resident

Cisse Siaka, Westlake Resident

Dianne Read, Lake Merritt Resident

Donn Gurule, Adams Point Resident

Edward Yoo, Glen Highlands Resident

Elizabeth Clark , City Center Resident

Hannah Truong, Eastlake Resident

Jacqueline Caldwell, Clawson Resident

Jasmine Sohal, Old Oakland Resident

Sango Akinsoga, West Lake Resident

Shaun Tai, Lakeside Resident

Sylvia Stadmire, Foothill Resident

Teresita Bautista, East Lake Resident

Vy Truong, Eastlake Resident

Wesley Chee, Chinatown Resident


East Oakland

Allene Warren, East Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Andrew Park, East Oakland Neighborhood Activist

Beverly Williams, East Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Dan Swafford, Dimond Neighborhood Leader

Eva Aguillard, East Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Julie Jones, Fruitvale Presbyterian Senior Center Director

Kathy Dwyer, Harbor House Executive Director

Marcia Henry, Dimond Neighborhood Leader

Marilyn Lawson, Lions Creek Leader

Peg Lum, Minna Ave. Neighborhood Watch Block Captain

Ramon Jimenez, Fruitvale Neighborhood Leader

Richard Cowan, Former Redwood Heights Neighborhood Association Chair

Richard Johnson, Glenview Neighborhood Leader

Timothy Chapman, Dimond Neighborhood Leader

Sheryl Walton, East Oakland Leader

Allison Sieber, Redwood Heights Resident

Ana Contreras, Sobrante Park Resident

Anabel Granados, San Antonio Resident

Anna Cheng, Peralta Hacienda Resident

Barbara Ginsberg, Laurel Resident

Brian Hofer, Diamond Resident

Charlene Hoobaly, Fruitvale Resident

Chavon Scott, Maxwell Park Resident

Choi-Sing Louie, Rockridge Resident

Cynthia Lagatuz, Fruitvale Resident

Damar Maxey, Sequoyah Heights Resident

 Daniela Molien, Glenview Resident

David Hume, Maxwell Park Resident

David Lu , San Antonio Resident    

Debbie Koppman, Diamond Resident

Eddie Starks, Sobrante Park Resident

Elisa Brasil, Frick

Elizabeth Callaway, Upper Laural Resident

Elizabeth Torres, East Oakland Resident

Eoncisco Edaza, Peralta Hacienda Resident

Esteban Marino De Paz, Melrose Resident

Frank Lee, Laurel Resident

G. C. Jeter, Millsmont Resident

Gerry Goeres, Lincoln Highlands Neighborhood Volunteer

Gladys Simmons, Eastmont Hills Resident

Gregory D. Hartwig, San Antonio Resident

Hatti Tate, Millsmont Resident

Hui Xian Huang, Fruitvale Resident

Jackie Lam, Millsmount Resident

Jeffrey Huynh, Brookdale Resident

John Moore, Clinton Resident

John Wilson, Elmhurst Park Resident

Jonathan Harden, Adams Point Resident

Josie Camacho, Laurel Resident

Joyce Carr, Fitchburg Resident

June Ko-Dial, Redwood Heights Resident

Kun Ying Li, Glenview Resident

Larry Byes, Seminary Resident

Lissa Lemus, Reservoir Hills Resident

Margo Mahan, Redwood Heights Resident

Maria Vermiglio, East Oakland Resident

Matt Drury, Glenview Resident

Michael Davis, East Oakland Resident

Michael Davis, Laurel Resident

Michael Johnson, San Antonio Resident

Michael Smith, Cox Resident

Michelle Bobbett, Highland Park Resident

Michelle Hall, Fruitvale Resident

Patrick Haggarty, Bella Vista Resident

Phillip Tou, Laurel Resident

Pilar Laboure, Maxwell Park Resident

Raj Kanani, Fruitvale Resident

Ralph Hardy, Fruitvale Resident

Rolando Morales, Allendale Resident 

Sarah Garner, East Oakland Resident

Shanette Fee, Maxwell Park Resident

Sue Yascolt, Redwood Heights Resident

Venus Smith, Allendale Resident

Vernon Juniel, Elmhurst Resident


North Oakland

Angela Gennino, Golden Gate Neighborhood Leader

Don Link, Bushrod Neighborhood Leader

Laura Ingram, Golden Gate Neighborhood Leader

Marilyn Imes, Golden Gate Neighborhood Leader

Sue Duckles, Butters Canyon Conservancy Board

Sue Piper, North Oakland Leader

Valerie Winemiller, Piedmont Avenue Neighborhood Activist

Young Whan Choi, North Oakland Community Activist

Alice Wong-Roth, North Oakland Resident

Andrea Thach, North Oakland Resident

Betty Key, North Oakland Resident

Carl Crook, Paradise Park Resident

Carolyn Mixon, Longfellow Resident

Christie & David McCarthy, Rockridge Residents

Christopher Vernon, Longfellow Resident

Cindy Ke, Upper Rockridge Resident

Colin Miller, North Oakland Resident

Dan-Ching Young, Upper Rockridge Resident

Darlene Ceremello, Bushrod Resident

Della Mundy, Piedmont Avenue Resident

Dorian Laird, Piedmont Avenue Resident

Edith Harrll, North Oakland Resident

Frances Watson, Piedmont Resident

Howard Kirsch, Upper Rockridge Resident

Jerry Hudson, Rockridge Resident

Jess Alvarado, Upper Rockridge Resident

Jessea Greenman, North Oakland Resident

Jessica Forbes, North Oakland Resident

Jim Moore, Rockridge Resident

John Bliss, Upper Rockridge Resident

John White, Piedmont Resident

Margaret Cunningham, Rockridge Resident

Michael Hawkins, Upper Rockridge Resident

Pam Alston, Upper Rockridge Resident

Paula Taylor, Temescal Resident

Peter Lund, Rockridge Resident

Shelley Coleman, Fairview Park Resident

Tami Zhu, Piedmont Avenue Resident

TJ Evans, North Oakland Resident

Tracy L. Reed, Piedmont Avenue Resident


Oakland Hills

Angie Tam, Toler Heights Community Advocate

Carol Bernau, Butters Canyon Activist

Connie & Stan Weisner, Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Leaders

Dale Risden, Montclair Neighborhood Leader

Jim Gormly, Thornhill Neighborhood Leader

Kathy & David Kahn, Montclair Neighborhood Leaders

Michael Tigges, Montclair Safety Improvement Council

Nicholas Vigilante, Montclair Neighborhood Leader

Sophy Wong, North Oakland Neighborhood Activist

Thomas Cameron, Chabot Heights Neighborhood Leader

America Foy, Montclair Resident

Anthony Adams, Montclair Resident

Barbaretta Morris, Sequoia Resident

Bennett Hall, Montclair Resident

Bunny Olsen, East Oakland Hills Resident

Charlie & Hope Boije, Piedmont Pines Resident

 Chris High, Montclair Resident

Christine Quan, Former Skyline PTA President

Dan Ashbrook, Sequoyah Resident

Gen Katz, Woodminster Resident

James Turner, Woodminster Resident

Jean Pauline, Oakmore Resident

Kathy Kelley, Skyline Resident

Larry Brown, Toler Heights Resident

Loretta Dragon, Montclair Resident

Luann Simmons, Merriewood Resident

Margaret Snell, Oakmore Resident

Mary Cain-Simon, Oakmore Resident

Meghan Kennedy, Woodmister Resident

Namsaar Id Deen, Upper Rockridge Resident

Nicole Brown, Toler Heights Resident

Rae Jones, North Oakland Resident

S. Catherine Muriel, Montclair Resident

Sean Quinn, Oakmore Resident

Stan Wong, Cleveland Heights Resident

Stephanie Bradshaw, Forestland Resident

Thomas Brown, Oakmore Resident


West Oakland

Ellen Parkinson, West Oakland Community Leader

Emily Rosenberg, Community Activist

Ethel Provost, Neighborhood Leader

Jean Adams, Acorn Resident

Marcus Montague, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Mercedes Rodriguez, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Randy Thompson, West Oakland Resident

Sam McNeal, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Sandra West, West Oakland Neighborhood Leader

Moises Aleves, Clawson Resident

Sam Lieu , Clinton East Peralta Resident

Sammy Willis, West Oakland Resident

Steve Lenh, West Oakland Resident

Vo Chu, East Peralta Resident

Walter Sims, West Oakland Resident


City-Wide Endorsements

Aaron Potash           

Abbey Kletz, Oakland Resident

Adolfo Nuno 

Al Ringgold    

Alan Phan                

Alarrin Crawford

Amy Burns

Andrea Plesnarski   

Andy Slivka

Angela Alvarez

Anna Barnard, Oakland Resident

Anna Haber, Oakland Resident

Anna Ting

Annabelle Goodridge

Annalee Allen, Oakland Preservationist

Anwar Abdul-Azim

Arnold Mew  

Art Desuyo

Ashley Mulder          

Barbara Morton       

Barbara Morton

Bernadette Breen

Betty Pon     

Blake Huntsman, Oakland Resident

Bob Lux                     

Bob Mallder  

Bobbi Feyerabend, Landscape Architect

Brennen Byrne, Clef CEO

Brian Parker            

Brittan Sneed

Carl Holland, SF Bay Insurance Services

Carol Hall, Oakland Resident

Carolina Abolio

Chandra Narayan    

Charles Anderson

Charles Henry, UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus

Cheryl Bryant Bruce, Fairfax Resident

Chiyo Nukaga           

Chris Roberts            

Christine Pattillo     

Cindy Chu

Clarence Boyde

Colleen Crowley

Colleen Crowley

Conway Jones, Arts Advocate

Corwin Walsh

Danielle Tate

Daveon Sadusky       

David Rovno

Dean Reed    

Debra Ramirez         

Deng Did

Dereje Adamu,

Derrick Hunter, Oakland Resident

Derrick Morris          

Diana Fong, Oakland Resident

Diana Tam, Business Woman

Diane Ferlatte, Oakland Resident

Dorian Leigh Laird

Doug Brooms

Dr. Reine De Cielo, Business Woman

Dwight McQueen     

Dylan Arrauly

Ed McKay      

Edith Harrll

Eileen Benevedes, Community Volunteer

Elissa Dennis, Community Economics

Ellen Liang    

Elliott Okiwelu

Eric Cummings

Eric Thoone

Erica Bailey, Fairfax Resident

Felicia Brown

Gary Jin

Gillian Reid    

Gina Robinson

Gina Robinson

Grace Amin, San Leandro Resident

Herb Williams, El Cerrito Resident

Howard Neal, Attorney at Law

Hugh Reid     

Hugo Guerrero, Oakland Resident

Jacinto Noriega         

James Fowler, Oakland Resident

Jasmine LeBlanc, Lafayette Resident

Javier Gonzalez, Oakland Resident

Jenny Nguyen, Youth Leader

Jerry Bailey, Oakland Resident

Jerry Hudson

Jerry Ostrander                   

Jessica Li, Oakland Resident

Jessica Santiago        

Jesus Rodriguez        

Jim Mittelberger & Anne Mudge, Head Royce Parents

Jimmy Vongsy

Joe Devries, City of Oakland

Joe Roberts   

Joel Dorham

Joel Ramos    

John Harrison, Attorney

John McInge

Jonathan Parry        

Jonelyn Whales, City Planner

Jonny Kloberdanz, Oakland Resident

Joqai Ruva     

Joyce Gordon, Joyce Gordon Gallery

Joyce Lau, Alameda Resident

Karen King, Merchant Leader

Kathy Jackson, Oakland Resident

Katie Schoneman  

Ken Maxey    

Kent Lewandowski, Environmental Advocate

Kent Williams

Kevin Chung, Emeryville Resident

Kevin Martin            

Kim Carter

Kim Ramirez

Kitty Li, Oakland Resident

Kris McCall    

LaNiece Jones, Small Business Owner

Laura Quan   

Lawrence Chan, Alameda Resident

Lily Leung, Alameda Resident

Linda Taylor, Former Elmhurst Principal

Lisa Vela

Lloyd Gregory, Oakland Resident

Lorrie McBride         

Lou Giampa, Oakland Resident

Lovesh Karwal, Oakland Resident

Lynne Kalman, Oakland Resident

Malinda Deal

Manlon Cruz

Mary Reagan            

Mekka Okereke                    

Melody Lespois, Oakland Resident

Michelle Ewiry, Oakland Resident

Michelle Nguyen      

Mickey Hall, Oakland Resident

Morgen Huey, Oakland Resident

 Mu Ting Cen, Youth Leader

Myra Tran

Nan Murrell              

Nance Conner

Norma Ambriz-Galaviz

Pamela Drake, Small Business Leader

Pary Chuong, OUSD Teacher

Pat Kells, Oakland Resident

Paul Roberts

Pysay Phinith          

Rachel Hogan, Oakland Resident

Rahki Smith

Ray Gallagher, Scott’s Seafood

Raymond Chan

Rebecca Tse, Fremont Resident

Relena Ellis

Reneca Leathers, Oakland Resident

Reychal Rups            

Rich Jones, Oakland Resident

Rick Rickard, Bike East Bay              

Ricky Landerts, Oakland Resident

Rob Henderson, Oakland Resident

Rob Stoker, San Leandro Resident

Rollington Ferguson, M.D.

Ron Mendes              

Rox & Richard Mead            

Roxanna Allen

Rumi Ueno, Labor Mediator

Sam Roth       

Sarah Glasband, Oakland Teacher of the Year

Scott Okamoto          

Sharon Boone

Shomari Carter

Stacy Kubuschke Oakland Resident

Stan Smith, Hayward Resident

Stephanie Drake

Stevem Janak Oakland Resident

Sue Grandt

Suzanne Maruschak            

Sylvia Keilc, Oakland Resident

Teresa Lai, Oakland Resident

Terry Saed    

Tim Lee, Oakland Resident

Tina Diep, San Francisco Resident

Tommy Le, Oakland Resident

Tommy Nguyen        

Tommy Siu

Vernon Juniel

Victor Temple, Arcata Resident

Virginia Sung

Walter Sims

Yumin He, Oakland Resident

Yvette Mcshan


“Our sports teams are a big part of the spirit of our city. Jean Quan is the first Mayor to really

fight to keep our teams—and the jobs they create—here in Oakland. Thank you, Mayor

Quan, for your work to make Coliseum City a reality.”

-- Bryan Cauwels, President, Save Oakland Sports


*Titles & affiliations listed for identification purposes only.