Christine Pelosi

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Christine Pelosi

Christine Pelosi is an attorney, author and activist.

She is married to filmmaker Peter Kaufman and lives in San Francisco. She is the daughter of Nancy Pelosi.

Democratic Party activism

Christine Pelosi chairs[1]the California Democratic Party Platform Committee and serves on the Democratic National Committee, where she co-founded the DNC Veterans and Military Families Council.

She conducts leadership boot camps for candidates, volunteers and nonprofits based upon her book "Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders," which emerged from her years of grassroots activism and service as director of the AFSCME PEOPLE/New House PAC 2006 Congressional Candidates Boot Camp, a series of management and leadership trainings for over 40 challengers, 12 of whom are now Members of Congress.

Christine Pelosi has served as Deputy City Attorney and Assistant District Attorney for the City of San Francisco; HUD Special Counsel in the Clinton-Gore Administration; and, Chief of Staff to Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.).

Fred Ross award campaign

In early 2013, mainly Democratic Socialists of America aligned activists, together with many elected officials across the United States came together to urge President Barack Obama to award posthumously the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the legendary organizer, Fred Ross, Sr.. The Saul Alinsky trained radical was the first to organize people through house meetings, a mentor to both Cesar Chavez and DSAer Dolores Huerta, and a pioneer in Latino voter outreach since 1949 when he helped elect Communist Party USA affiliate Ed Roybal as Los Angeles’s first Latino council member, "Ross’ influence on social change movements remains strong two decades after his death in 1992".

Endorsers of the proposal included Christine Pelosi.[2]