Endorsements are in their personal capacities. Titles and affiliations are for identification purposes only; no organizational endorsements are implied.


Hon. Maria Elena Durazo, California State Senator

Hon. John Chiang, Former California State Treasurer | Former California State Controller

Hon. Alex Fisch, Mayor, City of Culver City

Hon. Naresh Solanki, Mayor, City of Cerritos

Hon. W. Royal Furgeson, United States District Judge (Ret.)

Hon. Halim Dhanidina, California Court of Appeal (Ret.)

West Hollywood / Beverly Hills Democratic Club

V. Rev. Fr. John S. Bakas, Dean, Saint Sophia Cathedral

Jill Bauman, President and CEO, Imagine LA

Ron Bender, Community Leader

Noah Berkowitz, Founder, LA Election Project

Merrick Bobb, Executive Director, Police Assessment Resource Center Los Angeles 

Chris Bowen, President, Stonewall Young Democrats

Pastor Terry Brown, Liberty Baptist Church of Los Angeles and Judson Baptist Church of Carson

Omar Brownson, Former Executive Director, River LA

Shelagh Callahan, Board of Directors, Hancock Park National Giving Alliance

Veronica Casarez, Boyle Heights Community Activist | Member, LA County Democratic Party Central Committee

Cyndie Chang, Board of Directors, National Association of Women Lawyers

Lee Cheng, Board of Trustees, Asian American Legal Foundation

Sanjay Chhugani, Former President, Satrang | Former President of Board of Directors, South Asian Network

Joyce Choi, Former President, Korean Community Lawyers Association

Navneet Chugh, Founding President, South Asian Bar Association of North America | Board of Directors, Pratham USA 

Lisa Cleri Reale, Commissioner, LA County Library Commission | Board Member, United Way of Greater Los Angeles

Michael Contreras, El Sereno Community Activist | Field Organizer, International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Akunna Cook, Former Executive Director, Black Economic Alliance

Shilpa Coorg, Former Co-President, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California 

Caroline Djang, Community Leader

Pankit Doshi, Former President, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Sarah Ezzy, Vice President, Aileen Getty Foundation

David Fu, Former Chair, Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, State Bar of California

Laura Gallant, Community Leader

Harry Gee, Committee of 100 | Senior Fellow and Former Chair, The American Leadership Forum | Former President, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association 

Gary Gilbert, Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

Shirish Gupta, Lecturer, UC Berkley School of Law | Adjunct Lecturer, UC Hastings School of Law

Scott Harris, Regional Board Chair and Associate National Commissioner, Anti-Defamation League 

Ava Herrera, Board of Directors, Hillsides 

Paul Hirose, Former President, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Garrick Hollander, Executive Board, Anti-Defamation League Orange County/Long Beach Region

Bruce Ishimatsu, Community Leader

Robin Itkin, Board of Directors, Los Angeles Women’s Leadership Council 

Judianne Jaffe, Former California State Bar Chair, Committee on Administration of Justice 

Dr. Sachin Jain, Community Leader

Bernie Jaworski, Peter F. Drucker Chair in Management and the Liberal Arts, Claremont Graduate University

Sidney Kanazawa, President-Elect, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association | Former Board Member, Japanese American Bar Association

Dennis Kim, Co-Founder and Partner, Literate

Sean Kneafsey, Former President, Irish American Bar Association 

Manjusha Kulkarni, Executive Director, Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council | Co-Founder, Stop AAPI Hate

Dr. Ashim Kumar, Board of Directors, South Asian Network

Annette Kwok, Trustee, Foundation for Advancement of Diversity in IP Law

Judy Lam, Board of Directors, Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Ryan Likes, Community Leader

Tirzah Lowe, Former Regional Governor, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

John Maatta, Former President of Board of Directors, UNICEF Southern California 

Dr. Meena Makhijani, Board of Directors, South Asian Network

Dr. Amarjit Singh Marwah, Founder, Hollywood Sikh Temple | Former Chair, Cultural Heritage Commission and Hollywood Art Commission

Gaurav Mathur, Adjunct Professor, Loyola Law School

Chris Melcher, Adjunct Professor, Pepperdine Law 

Jennifer Mercer, Board of Directors, Credit Abuse Resistance Education

Ben Metcalf, Former Director, California Department of Housing and Community Development

Nidhi Mirani, Executive Director, Carina Care

Chuck Moffitt, Former Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles

Jessie Mosqueda, Executive Director, Miguel Contreras Foundation

Suman Mudunuri Joseph, Professor, Long Beach City College | Equity Chair, LBCC Faculty Association

Harry Nelson, Healthcare Expert | Former President, Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy

Robin Nourmand, Board of Directors, Jewish National Fund | Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, Hillel at UCLA

Aram Ordubegian, Board of Governors, Loyola Law School

Richard Pachulski, Community Leader

Debbie Paperman, Board of Directors, Democrats for Israel Los Angeles 

Harsh Parikh, Former President, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California

Bret Parsons, Trustee, Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society

Ankita Patel, Former President, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California

Nimish Patel, Former Board Member, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District | Former President, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California

Elias Portales, Professor, San Jose City College

Suzanne & Harvey Prince, Executive Committee, Anti-Defamation League Los Angeles Region

Lillian Raffel, President, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills Democratic Club

Dr. Kazi Rezai, Medical Director and CEO, Coastal Primary Care

Ekwan Rhow, Former Commissioner, State Bar of California Commission on Access to Justice | Former President, Korean American Bar Association

Ronnie Roy, Board of Directors, Para Los Niños

Paul Ruehl, Community Leader | Television Writer, Producer and Entrepreneur 

Anita Sabine, Cannabis Section Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Robert Sainz, President and Executive Director, New Ways to Work

Lori Sale, Owner, Artist & Brand Management 

Dr. Scott Sale, Founder, Safe Parking LA

Puneet Sandhu, Former President, South Asian Bar Association Foundation | Adjunct Professor, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 

Judy Sethna, Former President, Philippine American Bar Association

Mona Shah, Executive Director, South Asian Bar Association 

Rajesh Shah, Board of Directors, Pratham USA

Zev Shechtman, Regional Board Member, Anti-Defamation League

Wendy Shiba, Board of Trustees, Japanese American National Museum | Former President, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Majib Siddiquee, Former Los Angeles Convention and Exhibition Center Authority Commissioner

Stephanie Smith, Community Leader 

Louis Sterling, Community Leader

Indu Subaiya, Member, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association | Health Innovators Fellow, Aspen Institute

Chris Sukhaphadhana, Former President, Thai American Bar Association

Ramesses Surban, Board of Directors, Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego

Aaruni Thakur, Board Member, Fullerton School District

Fred Thiagarajah, Former President, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California 

James Toma, Former Mayor, City of West Covina | Former President, Japanese American Bar Association

Puneet Toor, Former Executive Board Member, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California

Michael Tuchin, Jewish Community Leader

Michael Turrill, Board of Directors, Inner City Law Center | Former Board of Directors, Western Center on Law and Poverty

Dilveer Vahali, Former Board of Directors, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California

Bijal Vakil, Former President, Asian Law Alliance

Ruth Williams, Co-founder, City of West Hollywood | Former President, West Hollywood/Beverly Hills Democratic Club

Felix Woo, Former President, Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association

Steven Yoda, Former President, Japanese American Bar Association 

Tim Yoo, Board of Directors, LA County Bar Association Counsel for Justice


Endorsements are in their personal capacities. Titles and affiliations are for identification purposes only; no organizational endorsements are implied.

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