Ron Birnbaum for Assembly | Endorsements
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Endorsements

Elected officials, labor, statewide/national organizations, activists and community members all agree – Dr. Ron Birnbaum is the consensus progressive choice for the 51st Assembly District.  

  • Union of American Physicians and Dentists, Local 206, AFSCME
  • California Nurses Association (CNA)
  • Americans for Democratic Action, Southern California
  • The California Legislative Jewish Caucus
  • Feel the Bern Democratic Club, a chartered club of the Los Angeles County Dem. Party
  • California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (CalDerm)
  • Josh Newman – California State Senator
  • Ro Khanna – United States Congressman
  • Joe Ross – San Mateo County Board of Education President, US Navy Veteran
  • Zephyr Teachout – National progressive leader and recent former congressional candidate
  • Mitchell Schwartz – Recent Democratic Candidate for LA Mayor
  • David Pepper, Chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party
  • David Hildebrand, Candidate for United States Senate from California
  • 314 Action Committee (national organization supporting candidates from STEM backgrounds)
  • VoteVets – identified by this national progressive Vets organization as an Emerging Leader
  • Progressive Action for Glendale (formerly Glendale for Bernie – largest CA pro-Bernie org in 2016)
  • Yolanda Nogueira AD51 Delegate to CDP, Named AD51 2017 “Woman of the Year” by Congressman Jimmy Gomez
  • Mishna Hernandez AD51 Delegate to CDP, and State Democratic Party Executive Board, UTLA
  • Jeanine Rohn AD51 Delegate to CDP
  • Amar Rava AD51 Delegate to CDP
  • Eden McFadden AD51 Delegate to CDP
  • Rebecca Prediletto, AD51 Delegate to CDP and CNA
  • Rabbi Jonathan Klein, AD51 Delegate to CDP, CLUE
  • Jane Demian AD51 Delegate to CDP
  • Karen Bernal, AD7 Delegate to CDP, State Democratic Party Executive Board, Chair Progressive Caucus of California Democratic Party, Chair
  • Tania Singh – AD61 Delegate to CDP, State Democratic Party Executive Board
  • Cullen Tiernan –  AD20 Delegate to CDP, State Democratic Party Executive Board, Candidate for Fremont City Council, Candidate for California Democratic Party Veterans’ Caucus Chair
  • Iyad Afalqa – Delegate to CDP, State Democratic Party Executive Board, California Democratic Party Arab-American Caucus, Chair
  • Alex Calleros – AD43 Delegate to CDP, State Democratic Party Executive Board
  • Margarita Lacabe – AD18 Delegate to CDP, Alameda County Dem. Central Committee, Human right activists and Director of Derechos, Proyecto Desaparecidos, and The Center for Human Rights and Privacy
  • Mike Katz-Lacabe – Past President San Leandro School Board
  • Katrina Bergstrom – AD43 Delegate to CDP
  • Mike Van Gorder – AD 43 Delegate to CDP, Recent candidate for Glendale City Council
  • Julie Hermelin – AD 43 Delegate to CDP
  • Bill Honigman – AD73 Delegate to CDP, Single payer activist
  • Bill Bronston – Physicians for a National Health Program, California Steering Committee
  • Jose Ramos, SEIU (CIR), Mt Washington Resident and Community Activist
  • Paula Ramirez, Cypress Park Resident and Community Activist
  • Steven Abee – LAUSD, CTLA, El Sereno Resident
  • Edgar Aguilera – Community leader, AD51 resident
  • Orest Bauer – US Navy Veteran
  • Jacqui Biery – Homelessness Activist
  • Treva Brown – SEIU 721
  • Leith Burke – Silver Lake Resident
  • Jenni Chang – Progressive Action for Glendale Organizer, Community Activist
  • Emma Jenson – Statewide Democratic and progressive activist
  • Molly Cherrington – AD 51 Resident
  • Craig Dubner – Silver Lake Community Activist
  • Sigrid Gilmer – Eagle Rock Resident
  • Gonzalo Gonzalez – El Sereno Resident
  • Shannon Goss Schwartz – WGA West and Eagle Rock Resident
  • Quita Hackett, RN – CNA
  • Gabriella Hernandez Gonzalez – El Sereno Resident
  • Richard Jacob – US Army Veteran
  • John Ford – US Army Veteran
  • Mollie Jones – AD 51 Resident
  • Tracy Jones – SEIU 721
  • Sari Lehrer – Silver Lake Resident
  • Barbara Lempel – LAUSD, CTLA, Echo Park Sp. Ed Teacher
  • Gabriel Lichstein – Echo Park Resident
  • Erica Lubliner – El Sereno Physician
  • Melissa McNeil – US Navy, CA Association of Nurse Practitioners, Chief Petty Officer (Ret)
  • Olakemi Moses, LVN – SEIU 721
  • Ana Moulton-Lewis, LVN – SEIU 721
  • Latasha Neal, RN – CAN
  • Meredith Stiehm, WGA West, Board of Trustees
  • Anupam Nigam – WGA West
  • Travis Page – Teamster 399, IATSE Local 33 Driver, Propmaster, Echo Park Resident
  • Arun Patel, MD/JD – Single Payer Activist and Health Policy Expert
  • Jesse Peterbaugh – Silver Lake Community Activist
  • Michelle Pittman, RN – SEIU 721
  • Betsy Raab – CHLA Physician
  • Sarah Rawson – AD51 Resident
  • Claudia Santos – SEIU 721
  • David Schulner – WGA West
  • Jerome Schwartz – WGA Writer, Eagle Rock Resident
  • Byron Shah – Silver Lake Resident
  • Michael Udesky – Echo Park Resident
  • Crystal Unzueta, MD –  Echo Park Resident & Community Activist, SEIU (CIR)
  • Karyn Usher – WGA West
  • Earnest Washington – Veteran, United State Navy
  • CAPT (ret) Pat Rios – Veteran, United States Navy
  • Janae Wilson, RN – CNA
  • Greg Zilboorg – AD51 Resident, Glassell Park Resident
  • Lisa Zwerling – WGA West, MD/MPH, Chair of WGA Benefits Committee, AD51 Resident
  • Blake Berris – AD51 Resident
  • Jennifer Levin – WGA West, activist (par excellence!)
  • Meehan Rasch, Mount Washington Resident and Community Activist
  • Rina Mimoun – WGA West
  • David Zabel – WGA West