Posts tagged California
District Attorney Candidate Chesa Boudin on His Plans to Reform San Francisco's Criminal Justice System

We spoke with Chesa Boudin, the progressive public defender running to become San Francisco’s next District Attorney. He is backed by Angela Davis, Shaun King, and other leaders in prison reform and is a part of a nationwide movement working to elect progressive prosecutors, like Larry Krasner and Rachael Rollins. Chesa discussed how his experience growing up with incarcerated parents shaped his views on criminal justice, why he believes our system needs reforming, and the importance of the District Attorney position.

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Bernie-backed Candidate Jovanka Beckles Talks About Her Race Against “the Bernie Slayer”

We spoke with community leader, Democratic Socialist, and Bernie-endorsed candidate, Jovanka Beckles, about her long history of progressive victories in the Bay Area and the stark differences between her and her opponent’s platforms, funding sources, and connections to their community. Beckles is running in the Assembly District 15 election to represent Berkeley, North Oakland, and Richmond, California.

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