Jenni Chang

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Jenni Chang works at California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA). Worked at Labor United for Universal Healthcare. Lives in Los Angeles, California. Married to Peter Yang.

Manages California for Bernie Sanders 2020.

Education

BERNIE 2020 & SoCAL GRASSROOTS

Carlos Marroquin June 29 2019·

BERNIE 2020 & SoCAL GRASSROOTS ◾️Team Bernie CA 2020 meeting with group of Southern California Grassroots Leaders and Organizers in Chinatown, Downtown LA.

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On Tuesday June 25, some of Southern California Grassroots Leaders and organizers came together as we begin our quest to win California for Bernie. Bernie 2020 is here and we will do all we can to bring the winning message to every community ... — with Bill Gallegos, Ben Hauck, Angelica Duenas, Henry Huerta, Jenni Chang, Una Lee Jost, Marggie Castellano, Ronin Ronin, Tina Fredericks, Erika Feresten, Daniel Andalon, Wendy Fagioli Ruiz, Susie Shannon, Samuel Sukaton and Jeanna Harris.

CADEM STATE CONVENTION

Carlos Marroquin May 26 2019·

CADEM STATE CONVENTION PROMO VIDEO

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Big thanks to my activist brothers and sisters getting ready for CADEM State Convention. Today we shot a promo Video and more. Special thanks ti everyone for coming out. I’m honored working with great leaders. Always on the frontlines in the fight for Medicare for All and organizing the event Erika Feresten. Also thanks to LA’s great organizers Jenni Chang, & Betty Doumas, Mel Tillekeratne, Rigo Vazquez, Tina Fredericks, Cliff Tasner, Michelle Manos, Lauren Hammel, Keith Anthony Sikora, Victor Casas, Ian James.

Bernie 2020 Working Group supporters

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Katrina Bergstrom July 27 2019·

DSA-LA members!

You should have received a link last night to vote for the creation of DSA-LA’s Bernie 2020 Working Group - please vote YES today!

Voting is open for one week. ... See More — with Alex Wolinetz, Amarnath Ravva, Zenaida Huerta, Angelica Duenas, Olivia Gamboa, Shawnee Badger, Wendy Fagioli Ruiz, Marlin Medrano, Bobbie McGowan, Joshua Smith, Henry Huerta, Ezra Pugh, Lisa Kendall, Jeanna Harris, Kristina Meshelski, Nick Roth, Erika Feresten, Tina Fredericks, Jeanine Rohn, Jane Demian, Frances Yasmeen Motiwalla, Andrew Swetland, Aaron Balanta Holloway, Hsingii Tseng Bird, Josh Goodman, Isaac Lieberman, Ankur Patel, Sophie Eupp, Brandon Rey Ramirez, Chris Roth, Taiji Miyagawa, Symone Baptiste, Gabe Gabrielsky, Reed Heisley-Shellaby, Rachel Miller, Jack Suria Linares, Jeremy White, Mason Mineo, Gabbi Pierce, Rebecca Prediletto, Don Ward, Mark Masaoka, Rachel Reyes, Jessica Salans, Nina Eliasoph, Francisco Cendejas, Una Lee Jost, Paul Song, Don Irwin, Chris Myers, Charles Du, Eugene Pesikov, Katrina Bleckley, Kat Valentine, Rob Quan, Jenni Chang, Tom Pike, Evan Geary and Maikiko James.

SoCal Bernie supporters

Katrina Bergstrom September 27 2019·

We are canvassing for Bernie this weekend from 10am-2pm in East Hollywood, North Hollywood and West LA, anybody who canvasses gets a free limited edition Bernie pin! RSVP HERE: https://www.dsa-la.org/bernie2020

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Which one is your favorite? — with Erika Alvarez, Megan Svoboda, Jessica Ann Bourque, Amarnath Ravva, Erika Feresten, Paul Song, Jeanine Rohn, Paul Krehbiel, Jane Demian, Karlenea Brown, Betty Doumas, Nicky Martin, Charles Du, Eric Wimer, Daniela Urso, Hsingii Tseng Bird, Max Goldberg, Jenni Chang, Maikiko James, Jeanna Harris, Will Shattuc, Michael Stenovec, Kyle Gaan, Brandon Rey Ramirez, Brenda Gutierrez, Steve Askin, Mason Mineo, Olivia Gamboa, Shawnee Badger, Wendy Fagioli Ruiz, Sergio Davila, Marlin Medrano, Mark Masaoka, Ben Hauck, Alex Wolinetz, Carrie Scoville, Joshua Smith, Henry Huerta, Tim Johnson, Staci O'Neal-Robinson, Steve Couch and Phillip Kim.

Standing for AD 43

In 2019 Jenni Chang stood from AD 43 for the California Democratic Party Central Committee.

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As a community activist and organizer, I have fought hard to advance the message of healthcare justice. I was the Los Angeles regional coordinator for the Healthy California Campaign, the coalition behind the Medicare-for-All bill, SB 562. Seeing the value of connecting person-to-person, I have worked with community groups, unions, and everyone from students to senior populations to organize over hundreds of events and meetings to educate on the values of a single payer system. I frequently work with progressive powerhouse organizations, including the California Nurses Association, the California Alliance for Retired Americans, Labor United for Universal Healthcare, and many hard-working grassroots groups that keep our communities informed and engaged.

Highly valuing civic engagement, I have helped organize over 250 activists to lobby every assemblymember and senator in the state of California on the issues of healthcare, fair housing, and the economic hardships of vulnerable seniors.

My work as an organizer utilizes many of the skills I learned through publishing at Conde Nast, marketing, and copywriting for various industries. Honest and open communication is essential, and I believe in regularly connecting with our legislators.

On a personal note, I am the daughter of South Korean immigrants. I grew up with a disabled father, a severely autistic brother, a dear sister, and an exceptionally strong mother who worked tirelessly to be the bread winner for us all.

As a delegate, I intend to take my role seriously, to not only meet my convention duties but to help elevate the voices of our communities and continue building political will to achieve real change.[1]

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Brandon Rey Ramirez January 12 2019 ·

TOMORROW: VOTE! Assembly District Delegate Elections

Did you know we've got Six Democratic Socialists of America - Los Angeles members on our slate Forward 43?

🌹Katrina Bergstrom 🌹Brandon Rey Ramirez 🌹Mike Van Gorder 🌹Josh Goodman 🌹Jenni Chang 🌹Lindsay Nelson

DSA-LA

Jenni Chang is a member of Los Angeles Democratic Socialists of America.

Jenni Chang January 7, 2018:

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We ended up at the doorstep of reporter Libby Denkmann of KPCC today. She remained neutral with us, but we felt good about our conversation. She tweeted about us afterwards so she must've found the issue at least somewhat relevant 😉🙂 Michelle Faust is the health care reporter. Public opinion does matter to newsrooms. Michelle's email is mfaust@scpr.org if you care to say a few for single payer SB562. Push the narrative everywhere.

Canvassing for Goldberg

Linda Perez December 16, 2018:

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What a pleasure to work with Jenni Chang, distributing flyers for Jackie Goldberg to elect her Member for the Board of Education, District 5, to replace indicted felon Ref Rodriguez. Thank you Jenni! You're awesome! — with Jenni Chang.

Pasadenans and Altadenans Against Police Violence

Erika Feresten April 14, 2018:

It was an honor to join Pasadenans and Altadenans Against police violence to call for #justice, #peace and say their names:

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With Kirsten Magnuson, Kimberly Ellis, Pilar Schiavo, Julie Tyler, Julie Goulet Stromberg, Walter Ruiz, Kristen Gritter Cox, Larry Gross, Marcia Martin, Zach Denney, Katrina Bergstrom, Betty Doumas, Gideon Sarantinos, Keith Anthony Sikora, Lauren Steiner, Todd Jones, Lucas Henry Julius Fehring, Jeanine Kay, Paul Stanton, Paul Song, Jenni Chang, Marlin Medrano, Linda Teach, Lydia Ileliya Ester Ponce, Jeanine Rohn, Edie Riggins Ortenberg, Maria Estrada, Julia Jaye Posin, Karen Bernal, Estee Chandler, Max Goldberg and Rebecca KZ in Pasadena, California.

Jimmy Gomez connection

Hsingii Tseng Bird August 31, 2017:

1st they made us remove our signs, filtered out any hard question regards to Single Payer, then they tried to shout us down while we chanted "Single Payer Now" at the end of the "forum". We won't give up the fight for Single Payer Healthcare, and we are so tired of hearing excuses and talking points from leaders influenced by for-profit private insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies. Medicare for all coverage is long over due! #WeakSauceForum #SB562 #HealthyCA

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  • Jimmy explaining to our group that he has been trying to push for Medicare for All bill since the 90s, but it has been very hard. (We know it's hard, but you have the power to be on the side of the people. We hire you to work for us, so Do Your Fucking Job!!!!) — with Jenni Chang and Una Lee Jost in Boyle Heights City Hall.

Healthcare protest

Jenni Chang November 20, 2017:

We meant it when we said we wouldn’t give up this fight. Just need to keep seeing and creating the light! Single payer–SB562 at Doo Dah Parade over the weekend—these folks fire it up wherever possible ☀️🔥💪

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📷 Cary Winston Eatmon — with Tim Parks, Clifford J. Tasner, Cary Winston Eatmon, Cesar Blackbeard, Raven Gilliam, Helga Rodriguez, Erika Gabaldon Feresten, Pilar Schiavo, Carol Fodera, Angel Leung and Maureen Cruise.

LA Pride march

Amy J. Smith June 15, 2017:

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LA Pride — with Sonum Dixit, Jason Schadewald, Betty Doumas, Helga Rodriguez, Jenni Chang and Gideon Sarantinos.

Birnbaum supporters

Ron Birnbaum supporters.

Jenni Chang October 3, 2017:

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With Dale Solomon, Susan Meyer, Betty Doumas, Ken Warfield, Jane Demian, Jeanine Rohn, Mishna Erana Hernandez, Hsingii Tseng Bird, Adam Gorgoni and Cesar Blackbeard.

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Los Angeles Physicians for a National Health Program, August 2017. Nancy NiParko, Maureen Cruise, Bill Honigman, Hank Abrons, Emma Jensen, Keith McCallin, Tristen Murphy, Ron Birnbaum, Trevor Kline, Jenni Chang, Bill Bronston.

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