2024 Women Climate Candidates

Help elect women running for local and state office in California who are committed to fighting for climate justice and environmental protections

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Opportunity to pick up climate champion seat in Los Angeles

Former Compton City Councilmember where she championed affordable housing development

Fighting to eliminate environmental injustice in community

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Michelle Chambers

Senate (D-35)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Committed to protecting our environment by holding polluters accountable and tackling climate change by fighting for more investments in clean energy like wind and solar to reduce emissions and create good-paying local jobs

While working in Attorney General’s Office, cracked down on big oil companies and other corporate polluters, and installed air quality monitors in our communities to reduce pollution

As City Commissioner, oversaw infrastructure projects, including solar installations, water conservation, and recycling

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Jessica Caloza

Assembly (D-52)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Has spent 12+ years developing next generation of social justice movement at Community Coalition

Youth Engagement Campaign Manager on Karen Bass’ LA mayoral campaign

Helped create Fremont High School Wellness Center to address health disparities in local neighborhoods

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Sade Elhawary

Assembly (D-57)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Worked to build new green spaces and stop bad development as Mayor of Palm Springs

Championed extreme heat resilience for Palm Springs

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Christy Holstege

Assembly (D-47)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Lifetime 99% score on California Environmental Scorecard

Author of two critical 2023 bills for clean transportation and pollution reduction

Invested in public health and fighting impact of warehouse crisis

Eloise Gómez Reyes

Senate (D-29)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Alhambra Vice Mayor, lifelong Democrat, educator, and equal rights advocate

Honored as a 2022 Congressional Woman of the Year for spearheading creation of Alhambra’s sustainability plan

Sasha Renée Pérez

Senate (D-25)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Committed to fighting to upgrade aging water facilities, promote water conservation, invest in innovative technologies to optimize water usage, and advocate for equitable access to clean drinking water

Understands need to invest in modern, efficient, and resilient systems that meet needs of communities while preserving environment for future generations

Former Tracy City Councilwoman and Planning Commissioner

Rhodesia Ransom

Assembly (D-13)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Been on frontlines fighting to meet needs of underserved communities as Mayor of City of San Fernando

Committed to advancing environmental justice, particularly for communities disproportionately affected by pollution and climate change

Plans to spearhead initiatives to reduce air pollution, clean up toxic sites, and expand green spaces, especially in urban areas

Celeste Rodriguez

Assembly (D-43)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

As member of San Francisco Board of Supervisors, has worked to make schools better and communities safer

Has built reputation for taking on powerful interests like the NRA

Authored Proposition D to create local advocacy office for vulnerable victims of domestic violence and other crimes

Catherine Stefani

Assembly (D-19)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Committed to standing up to price-increasing corporations and stopping the proliferation of warehouses to protect our environment and ensure our communities are livable

Refusing to take money from Big Oil or Big Pharma

Championed environmental and open space protections as Riverside City Councilmember

Clarissa Cervantes

Assembly (D-58)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Pilar Schiavo

Co-author of priority 2023 bill AB 3 to invest in offshore wind energy and good-paying jobs in California

Champion for working people, justice, and public health as union and political organizer

Organized nurses to stop Chevron refinery expansion

Pilar Schiavo

Assembly (D-40)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Lifetime 100% score on California Environmental Scorecard and member of Hall of Fame

Co-led 2022 effort to pass SB 1137 to end neighborhood drilling

Member of 2021 Scorecard’s Climate Action Caucus for being bold leader on climate justice and equity

Lena Gonzalez

Senate (D-33)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Earned 94% on 2023 California Environmental Scorecard

Committed to fighting for clean energy economy and infrastructure

Helped job seekers develop workplace skills and find employment as member of Alameda County Workforce Investment Board

Liz Ortega

Assembly (D-20)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

As Executive Committee Board Member of Sierra Club California and San Francisco Bay Chapter, led several Bay Area environmental groups and the Contra Costa Building and Construction Trades Council in developing policy to help workers transition to green jobs

As San Ramon City Councilmember, brought about first Ad Hoc Climate Action Council

Committed to protecting our cherished open spaces and allocating resources to revitalize our downtowns, transit, and safe streets for all

Marisol Rubio

Senate (D-9)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Lifetime 98% score on California Environmental Scorecard and member of Hall of Fame

Co-led 2022 effort to pass SB 1137 to end neighborhood drilling

Member of 2019 Scorecard’s Climate Action Caucus for taking on Big Oil with bills like AB 1057

Monique Limón

Senate (D-21)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Earned 99% score on 2023 California Environmental Scorecard

Introduced bill to require filters to capture polluting microfibers in new washing machines sold in California

Former President and co-founder of Lawndale Democratic Club

Tina McKinnor

Assembly (D-61)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Lifetime 95% score on California Environmental Scorecard

Authored 2022 bill to create position of Deputy Secretary for Climate

Fighting to protect our beaches, coastline, open space, and natural environment

Tasha Boerner

Assembly (D-77)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Lifetime 98% score on California Environmental Scorecard and member of 2023 Climate Action Caucus

Author of AB 1337 to curtail water usage during shortages and modernize water rights

Played pivotal role in garnering support to pass SB 253

Buffy Wicks

Assembly (D-14)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Earned 100% score on 2023 California Environmental Scorecard

Worked to conserve land, create clean water resilience, advance alternative energy projects, and oppose fracking expansion as Morro Bay Councilmember

Looking to advance legislation to address climate crisis while helping communities adapt

Dawn Addis

Assembly (D-30)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

Earned 96% score on 2023 California Environmental Scorecard

Fighting to end dependence on fossil fuels and protect coastlines from rising sea levels

35+ years of public service, including at state and county level

Gail Pellerin

Assembly (D-28)

Contribution limit is $5,500
per election

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