“As your mayor, I believe that it is more important than ever to double down on the things we as a community believe in. That means making sure that government serves the needs of all people equitably, and that we continue to protect our residents and lift up diversity in all its forms. While we continue to fight for our values it must be our business to make our city work. That means addressing homelessness, filling potholes, reducing crime, educating and employing our youth and improving the delivery of basic services.”

-Mayor Libby Schaaf

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“It is an easy decision to offer Mayor Libby Schaaf my strongest support for her candidacy, just as I did in 2014. Over the past four years, Libby has consistently proven herself to be the kind of leader who is willing to put her neck on the line for what she believes is right, no matter the political consequences. She is unapologetic, visionary, and unafraid — exactly the type of Mayor that the City needs. With Libby at the helm, I’m confident that Oakland is moving in the right direction to benefit every resident. I’m proud to endorse Libby Schaaf in her re-election campaign for Oakland Mayor.”

Former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

World Renowned Sculptor Bruce Beasley

California Coastal Conservancy Regional Manager Joan Cardellino

Co-founder, Burning Man Festival John Law

Commonwealth Club of California Programmer Adam Hirschfelder

Oakland Budget Advisory Commission Chair Edward Gerber

Cecile Burfeind

City of Fremont Analyst Sean O’Shea

Becky Taylor

David Newdorf

Miye Takagi

Alta Planning + Design Associate Planner Christopher Kidd

Vivian Kahn

Ronald Wacker

Kristine Kopchik

Robert Glaze

Next Steps Marketing Owner Thea Selby

Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Association Executive Director Robbie Neely

ERN Solutions Elisabeth Neely

Larry Platt

Tim Anderson

Nancy McKay

Marcus Johnson

Alva Svoboda

Tom Van Demark

Bay Area Air Quality Management District Assistant Counsel Joel Fried

Swatt Miers Architect Michael Lehmberg

Sue & Tom Davies

Elisabeth Schleuning

Jeff Ishizu

Gayle Wilson

Manager Lisa Taylor

Natalie Van Tassel

Kelvin Morgan

Director Reed Holderman

Attorney Mark Bostick

Ken Ellis

Danspace, LLC Owner Beth Hoge

Catholic Charities of the East Bay Facilities Manager Jerry Cambra

Leslie Jones

Stephen Judson

Atlanta Falcons Senior Director of Player Engagement Kevin Winston

Emily Fox

Ann Wilson

Hugh Bartlett

Arabella Martinez

Kerry J. Design Urban Designer Kerry Ricketts

Deputy Attorney General Karen Bovarnick

Kenneth Schmier

Andrew Wilson

Jerry & Bonnie Moran

John Chalik

John Lyman

Community Members

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