Planned Parenthood Northern California Action Fund Endorses Buffy Wicks Assembly for CA District 15

Aug 29, 2018 | Blog, Press Release

Berkeley, CA. —  Today Planned Parenthood Northern California Action Fund (PPNorCal) endorsed Buffy Wicks to be the next Assemblymember to represent the East Bay’s District 15.

“We are pleased to announce that Buffy Wicks has received the sole endorsement of Planned Parenthood Northern California Action Fund,” said Gilda Gonzales, CEO of PPNorCal AF.  “She is a strong supporter of reproductive health, and we’re counting on her continued powerful advocacy for access and funding.”

“I am deeply honored to receive the sole endorsement from Planned Parenthood Northern California Action Fund,” said Buffy Wicks. “As someone who has personally benefited from Planned Parenthood and fought for women’s health my entire career – including helping President Obama pass the Affordable Care Act and launching a national policy initiative fighting for economic security for women and families with Planned Parenthood, SEIU and Center for American Progress – I am committed to ensuring Californians have access to quality reproductive and women’s health care.”

Buffy recently released her plan to protect and improve the healthcare for all Californians.  More information on Buffy’s platform and priorities can be found at www.buffywicks.com.

PPNorCal joins other leaders to endorse Buffy for AD 15, including  President Barack Obama, United States Senator Kamala Harris, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, San Francisco Mayor London Breed, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt, El Cerrito Mayor Gabe Quinto, Emeryville Mayor John Bauters, Piedmont Vice Mayor Teddy King, Hercules Mayor Chris Kelley, and many other community leaders across the district.  

In addition, Buffy is endorsed by the East Bay Times and East Bay Express newspapers as well as the Building and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County Northern California Carpenters Regional Council, LIUNA Laborers Local 324 and Local 304, Sheet Metal Workers Local 104 Plumbers, Steamfitters UA Local #342, IBEW Local 595 and the West Contra County Democratic Club.

Buffy Wicks is a community organizer, progressive advocate and a grassroots activist with experience at the local, state and federal level. Grassroots organizing has been a centerpiece of her campaign, with more than 160 house parties and a team of over 500 volunteers who knocked on over 35,000 doors– which translated to Buffy winning every city in the District in the primary campaign.   

 

Paid for by Buffy Wicks for Assembly 2020. FPPC # 1415745