CEO, is the former Chairman of the Black Panther Party, who organized the non-profit affordable housing developer Oakland Community Housing, Inc., in 1976, to build 300 replacement houses.
A former Alameda County Superior Court judge who is Vice-Chair of the California Judicial Council Access Fairness Committee.
A retired banker, who was the founder and chairman of the board of First Enterprise Bank, established in 1972, the first black-owned bank in California.
A retired senior aide to Congressman Ronald V. Dellums.
Alameda County Supervisor who represents the Fifth District, which includes the cities of Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont, and the West Oakland.
Retired banker who worked with three nationally-known banks and a nationally-known investment banking firm and specialized in providing capital.
A formerly incarcerated community activist, who is the co-founder of the prison organization No More Tears and a principal with the All of Us or None organization.
The CEO of the West Oakland Development Group.
General Counsel for the Civil Justice Association of California, and has served as counsel to the California Legislature’s Joint Committee on Tort Liability.
An Oakland realtor and board member of the 100 Black Men of the Bay Area.
CEO of Generations Consulting Company, and former Oakland City Council member. He is a founding member of Community Bank of the Bay.
Current Director of The Resilience Exchange. Formerly serving as Director of the Social Performance Management Center of the Grameen Foundation, as well as their Director of Innovation.