Taisha Brown

Class of 2017

Taisha Brown has been dedicated to public service her entire life. As an activist committed to the civil rights and labor movements, Ms. Brown has worked extensively within her Union SEIU Local 1000 as a member leader advocating on behalf of fellow workers and the community at large. Ms. Brown currently works for the State of California.
She has a wealth of experience engaging diverse groups of people and fighting for equal rights for all. She is the current President of the Martin Luther King Jr. Democratic Club as well as the Vice Chair to the Affirmative Action Committee to the California Democratic Party.  She is also the Corresponding Secretary for the California Democratic Parties African American Caucus. In 2012 she became a delegate to the Democratic National Committee for President Obama, where she meet Michelle Obama. That experience helped her decide to get into politics, and that's why she devotes so much of her time and efforts to the Democratic Party effortlessly. She says Mrs. Obama, grace, eloquence and true dedication is  what motivated her to get involved with politics.
Ms. Brown has a keen insight into the priorities of union workers, the underserved and the middle class. She has extensive experience in labor management collaboration and she has worked tirelessly to strengthen her community by not only participating but also by organizing. Much of Ms. Brown’s time is spent running and building the San Diego Martin Luther King Democratic Club.
As the new president of the club, she has reinvigorated and rebuilt it into a preeminent San Diego Democratic club, whose endorsement is sought by local and statewide candidates. She has greatly increased the club’s membership and revenue in her short tenure. In addition she also brought her considerable efforts to strengthening and advancing the capacity of other organization.
Throughout California and her local community, Ms. Brown continues to work tirelessly to improve the lives of hard working poor and middle class workers. She continues to organize, educate and mobilize working class Californians, in order to help workers build their own capacity and make improvements in employment, housing, education and civic engagement. Public service is a labor of love for Ms. Brown, and one she will continue long into the future.
Ms. Brown has also been newly elected as Vice Chair to the San Diego County Democratic Party Central Committee. Additionally she was just appointed to the Equal Opportunity Commission to the City of San Diego.

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