Photo of a group of people including Loren Taylor outside at a House Party; sunny day; people are holding signs that say "Loren Taylor for Mayor"

Endorsements for Loren Taylor for Oakland Mayor

Elected Officials and Members of Public Boards and Commissions

Amber Childress
Former Member, Alameda County Board of Education

Ben Bartlett
Councilmember, City of Berkeley

Carol Wyatt
District 3 Representative, Community Policing Advisory Board

Don Perata
Former California State Senator

Gary Yee
Oakland Unified School District Director, District 4

James Harris
Former Oakland Unified School District Director, District 7

Joe Simitian
Supervisor, Santa Clara County

Joel Young
AC Transit Director

Jumoke Hinton
Former Oakland Unified School District Director, District 3

LK Monroe
Alameda County Superintendent of Public Education

Mark Williams
Former AC Transit Director

Nina Senn
Former Oakland Unified School District Director, District 4

Noah Griffin
Councilmember, Town of Tiburon

Pat Kernighan
Former Councilmember, City of Oakland, District 2

Oakland Community Leaders

Amanda Feinstein
Director, Oakland Promise

Chris Chatmon
Former Director, Oakland Unified School District Office of African American Male Achievement

Christine Quan
President, Sequoyah Hills Homeowners Association

Cynthia Adams
Vice President, Oakland NAACP

Dan Quigley
Chair, Hillcrest Estates Improvement Association

Daryel Dunsten
Former Homelessness Administrator, City of Oakland

Dee Johnson
Founder and Executive Director, Lend A Hand Foundation

Elinor Buchen
Former Board Member, The Youth Employment Partnership

Erick Bell
Chairman & Executive Director, Accounting Career Awareness Program

John Bliss
Past President, Oakland Parks & Recreation Foundation

Mother Brown
District 6 Resident

Richard Scott
Health & Wellness Committee Chair, 100 Black Men of the Bay Area

Rob Gitin
Founder and Executive Director, At The Crossroads

Oakland Faith Leaders

Pastor Charles Hames Jr.
Senior Pastor, Beebe Memorial Cathedral

Pastor Curtis Robinson
Pastor, Faith Baptist Church

Pastor Douglass Fitch
Former Senior Pastor, GLIDE Memorial Church (SF)

Bishop George Mathews
Bishop, Church of God in Christ

Pastor Jacqueline Thompson
Senior Pastor, Allen Temple COGIC

Father Jayson Landeza
Father, St. Benedict’s Church

Bishop Mario Gaines
Bishop, Church of God in Christ

Rev. Terrence Dwyer
Chaplain, Kaiser Permanente

Pastor Walter Culp, Jr.
Pastor, Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church

Oakland Environmental Leaders

Jennie Gerard
Former Senior Vice President, The Trust for Public Land

Kathy Dywer
Project Manager, Friends of Lincoln Square Park

Ted Radosevich
Board of Directors, John Muir Land Trust

Melissa Brandt
VP of Public Policy, East Bay Community Energy

Oakland Education Leaders

Kelsey Krausen
Senior Engagement Manager, WestEd

Karen Bradley
Teacher, Head-Royce School

Megan Bacigalupi
Founder & Executive Director, CA Parent Power

Oral Brown
Founder, Oral Lee Brown Foundation

Erick Bell
Chairman & Executive Director, Accounting Career Awareness Program

Denise Palmer
Teacher, Joaquin Miller Elementary School

Lloyd Schine
Director, Bay Scholars

David Johnson
President. Merritt College

Katie McClane
Former Principal, Oakland Unified School District

Sarah Green
Principal, Joaquin Miller Elementary School

Mya Whitaker
Bay Area Urban Debate League

Jerry Bailey
Teacher, McClymonds High School

Linda Taylor
Retired Teacher & Principal, Oakland Unified School District

Oakland Health Leaders

Justin Taylor
Physician, Kaiser Permanente

Carla Wicks
Physician, Kaiser Permanente

Sharon Wicher
Retired Nurse, SF General Hospital

Mark Reisman
Dermatologist, Kaiser Permanente

José Caicedo
Medical Interpreter, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Leila Saddat
Chief Strategy Officer, West Oakland Health

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Loren Taylor with group of people in park holding up a "Loren Taylor for Mayor" sign