Endorsements

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mayor Eric Garcetti

Jesse Gabriel has shown time and again that he is willing to stand up and defend the vulnerable. I am proud to endorse him for State Assembly.”

senator Kamala Harris

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Jesse Gabriel is an accomplished attorney and lifelong activist. I'm proud to stand with him."

Congressman Brad Sherman

Jesse Gabriel understands our community's needs and will work hard every day to represent our interests in Sacramento. I am proud to endorse Jesse Gabriel for State Assembly."


Elected Officials*

  • Senator Kamala Harris

  • Senator Dianne Feinstein

  • Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom

  • State Treasurer John Chiang

  • Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma

  • Congressman Brad Sherman

  • Congressman Jimmy Gomez

  • Congresswoman Karen Bass

  • Congressman Ruben Gallego

  • Congresswoman Grace Napolitano

  • Congresswoman Julia Brownley

  • Congressman Ted Deutch

  • Congressman Mel Levine (Ret.)

  • State Senator Kevin de León

  • State Senator Ben Allen

  • State Senator Bob Hertzberg

  • State Senator Henry Stern

  • State Senator Scott Wiener

  • State Senator Fran Pavley (Ret.)

  • State Senator Marty Block (Ret.)

  • Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon

  • Assembly Speaker Emeritus and UC Regent John A. Pérez

  • Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian

  • Assemblymember Laura Friedman

  • Assemblymember Marc Berman

  • Assemblymember Marc Levine

  • Assemblymember Richard Bloom

  • Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva

  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

  • Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer

  • Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin

  • Los Angeles City Controller Laura Chick (Ret.)

  • Los Angeles City Controller Rick Tuttle (Ret.)

  • Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel (Ret.)

  • Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield

  • Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu

  • Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz

  • Los Angeles City Councilwoman Joy Picus (Ret.)

  • Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang

  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl

  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky (Ret.)

  • Calabasas Mayor Fred Gaines

  • Calabasas Mayor Pro Tem David Shapiro

  • Calabasas City Councilmember Alicia Sherman Weintraub

  • Calabasas City Councilmember Mary Sue Maurer

  • Los Angeles Community College District Vice President Mike Fong

  • Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board Member Jay Lewitt

  • Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board Member Jay Lewitt

  • Manhattan Beach Mayor Amy Howorth

Organizations

  • California Democratic Party

  • Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley (DPSFV)

  • Democrats for Israel - Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party

  • Los Angeles County Young Democrats

  • San Fernando Valley Young Democrats

  • North Valley Democratic Club

  • Southern California Armenian Democrats

  • Stonewall Democratic Club

  • Stonewall Young Democrats

  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

  • Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA-WR)

  • CAL FIRE Local 2881

  • California Association of Highway Patrolmen

  • California Association of Professional Scientists

  • California Labor Federation

  • California League of Conservation Voters

  • California Legislative Jewish Caucus

  • California State Retirees

  • California Teachers Association (CTA)

  • IATSE Los Angeles Local Unions (The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States)

  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 40

  • International Longshore & Warehouse Union SCDC

  • International Union of Operating Engineers (I.U.O.E.) Local 12

  • Iron Workers Locals 433 & 416

  • Laborers' Local 300 Union

  • National Union of Healthcare Workers

  • Painters & Allied Trades District Council 36

  • Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles (PPLA)

  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California State Council

  • Sierra Club California

  • Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

  • Steamfitters - Refrigeration Fitters of United Association (UA) Local 250

  • Teamsters Joint Council 42

  • United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA)

  • Voices for Progress

ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS

  • Marc Carrel, President & CEO, Breathe LA

  • Dan Freedman, Co-Chair, Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative (LASC)

  • Shona Ganguly, Associate Director, Advocacy & Campaigns, The Nature Conservancy

  • Michael Kadish, Executive Director, GRID Alternatives Los Angeles

  • Jonathan Parfrey, Executive Director, Climate Resolve

  • Jake Levine, Climate Advisor, President Obama

  • Bruce Saito, Director, California Conservation Corps

  • Robin Park, Former Associate Director, Trust for Public Land

  • Jim Kennedy, Clean Water Advocate

Community Leaders*, CONt.

  • Elizabeth Badger, Founder/CEO, Minority Outreach Committee, Inc. 

  • Jill Banks Barad, Founder and Chair, Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils

  • Donna Bender, Valley Pro-Israel Leader

  • Bryan Berkett, Board Member, American Jewish University

  • Leslie Bider, Past Chair, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

  • Joshua Binder, Past President, The Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home

  • Lance Bocarsly, Board of Directors, Menorah Housing Foundation

  • Lynette and Derek Brown, Valley Pro-Israel Leaders

  • Damian Carroll, Exec. Board Member, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley

  • Catherine Sebring Coddington, Board Member, San Fernando Valley Young Democrats

  • Nancy Sher Cohen, Past Chair, Bet Tzedek Legal Services

  • Jeff Daar, Past Chair, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley

  • Scott Edelman, President, American Jewish Committee (AJC) Los Angeles Region

  • Shawn Evenhaim, Israeli-American Community Leader

  • Cece Feiler, Chair, Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC)

  • Alex Garay, Board Member, Encino Neighborhood Council

  • Cameron Gil, Board Member, Woodland Hills - Warner Center Neighborhood Council 

  • Susan North Gilboa, Director, OurSpace LA

  • Robert Glushon, Past President, Encino Neighborhood Council

  • Daniel Gryczman, Past Land Use Chair, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

  • Ada Horwich, Founding Board Member, Jewish Democratic Council of America

  • Janice Kamenir-Reznik, Co-Founder, Jewish World Watch

  • Ilan Kenig, Israeli-American Community Leader

  • Eric Kingsley, Former Regional Board Chair, Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

  • Jessie Kornberg, President & CEO, Bet Tzedek Legal Services

  • Mark Kuperstock, Board Chair, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Los Angeles

  • Eve Kurtin, Pro-Israel Leader

  • Andrew Lachman, Small Business Chair, Democratic National Committee

  • Dr. Irving Lebovics, Chair, Agudath Israel of California

  • Abby J. Leibman, Co-Founder, California Women's Law Center

  • Jason Levin, Vice President of Communications, Los Angeles County Young Democrats

  • Guy Lipa, Board of Directors, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

  • Jacob Lipa, Immediate Past Chair, Los Angeles Business Council

  • Daniel Lopez, President, Los Angeles County Young Democrats

  • Mark Louchheim, Immediate Past Board Chair, United Way of Greater Los Angeles

  • Samantha Millman, Los Angeles City Planning Commissioner

  • Gila and Adam Milstein

  • Courtney Mizel, Board Member, JQ International

  • Ari Moss, Past President, Shalom Institute

  • Scott Packman, Advisory Board Member, Creative Community for Peace

  • Heidi Praw, Board Member, Beit T’Shuvah

  • Dave Rand, Past Board Member, Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley

  • Tricia Robbins Kasson, Economic Development Director for the Hon. Bob Blumenfield

  • Alan Rosen, Past Chair, Valley Alliance of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

  • Rachel Rosner, Board Member, Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing

  • Ari Ryan, National Board Member, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces

  • Sandy Samuels, CSUN Professor

  • Steve Sass, President, Jewish Historical Society of So. California

  • Tzivia Schwartz-Getzug, Jewish Philanthropy Consultant

  • Heidi Segal, Board of Trustees, Union for Reform Judaism (URJ)

  • Jesse Sharf, Real Estate Division Chair, Make a Wish Foundation

Community Leaders*, CONT.

  • Rabbi Joel Thal Simonds, Executive Director, Jewish Center for Justice

  • Daniel Tenenbaum, Commissioner, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles

  • Ernest Tepman, Board Member, Shalom Institute

  • Michael Tuchin, Pro-Israel Community Leader

  • Avi Wagner, Board Member, Lashon Academy

  • Howard Welinsky, Chair, Democrats for Israel 

  • Sam Yebri, Founder and President, 30 Years After

  • Dick Ziman, Past Chair, City of Hope

  • Elizabeth Badger, Founder/CEO, Minority Outreach Committee, Inc.

  • Jill Banks Barad, Founder and Chair, Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils

  • Donna Bender, Valley Pro-Israel Leader

  • Bryan Berkett, Board Member, American Jewish University

  • Leslie Bider, Past Chair, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

  • Joshua Binder, Past President, The Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home

  • Lance Bocarsly, Board of Directors, Menorah Housing Foundation

  • Lynette and Derek Brown, Valley Pro-Israel Leaders

  • Damian Carroll, Exec. Board Member, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley

  • Catherine Sebring Coddington, Board Member, San Fernando Valley Young Democrats

  • Nancy Sher Cohen, Past Chair, Bet Tzedek Legal Services

  • Jeff Daar, Past Chair, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley

  • Scott Edelman, President, American Jewish Committee (AJC) Los Angeles Region

  • Shawn Evenhaim, Israeli-American Community LeaderJonathan Parfrey, Executive Director, Climate Resolve

  • Jake Levine, Climate Advisor, President Obama

  • Bruce Saito, Director, California Conservation Corps

  • Robin Park, Former Associate Director, Trust for Public Land

  • Jim Kennedy, Clean Water Advocate

    *Titles are for Identification Purposes Only and Do Not Indicate an Organizational Endorsement