Endorsements

California State Controller Betty Yee
"I am pleased to support Kenya Taylor for San Diego County Supervisor District 2.  Kenya will apply her experience supporting small businesses, investing in our youth, and advocating for the needs of working families so San Diego's economy is one in which everyone can thrive."

California State Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins
"I am excited to see a candidate who has hands-on experience in behavioral health and will champion healthcare access. As a lifelong resident of San Diego County, Kenya is deeply connected to our community and she has the right experience to advocate for real change. I am proud to support Kenya for the County Board of Supervisors and look forward to working with her to make San Diego County stronger."

Assemblymember Shirley Weber
"It is time for a change inSan Diego County. We need new leaders who will advocate for economic opportunities,safer and healthier communities, and stronger neighborhoods. I know Kenya is the kind of new leader we need and I'm proud to support her for the next Supervisor of District 2."

Assemblymember Todd Gloria
"Kenya Taylor is the real deal. For years, Kenya has been in the community, doing the work, and advocating for some of our region's most vulnerable people. When we talk about having a county government that truly works and advocates for the people, Kenya is who we need at the table. I am proud to endorse Kenya Taylor to be our next County Supervisor for District Two."

Councilmember Monica Montgomery
"Kenya Taylor is the people's choice for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. She brings decades of experience in the areas of mental health, community advocacy, and providing services for our unsheltered population. I am confident that she will lead the district and the county in the right direction, and I am proud to endorse her. If you want a county representative that puts the people first, please join me and support Kenya Taylor for Supervisor!"

Councilmember Corinna Contreras
"I am happy to endorse Kenya Taylor for Supervisor. Through her community work, Kenya has demonstrated that not only is she qualified to serve, but she actually cares about the people in San Diego County. Kenya understands the complex issues our County is facing, especially in underserved communities that are being threatened by poor air quality, lack of healthcare access, homelessness, and underperforming education system. I know that she will do an exceptional job leading us forward and being a champion for all."

Geneviéve L. Jones-Wright, Esq.
Attorney and Community Advocate

"I'm proud to support Kenya Taylor for San Diego County Board of Supervisors because she has already shown, through her several years of advocating on behalf of youth, families, and seniors, that she will be a champion for all of her District. Kenya has the right values and the experience needed to stand up for our communities and fight for real change. She will be a welcome and fresh voice on the Board of Supervisors -- one that we so desperately need as a County. Now more than ever it's important we deliver fresh, representative leadership, and give all communities a seat at every table! I encourage you to support and vote Kenya Taylor for Supervisor on March 3, 2020!"

Shane Harris, National Civil Rights Activist, Foster Care Reformer, Ordained Minister & Political Analyst
"I believe Kenya is ready to bring bold leadership to the County of San Diego in areas of mental health, homelessness and foster care. She understands that there are more African American children in the County's foster care system than in the African American general population. She is ready to address disproportionality within the foster care system making sure all of our children are properly cared for and not left on the side of the road."

Cecil H. Steppe, Retired Director Social Services County of San Diego
"I am proud to support Kenya Taylor for San Diego County Supervisor. As a Community Activist, she knows first-hand the needs for our communities and is highly qualified to represent us on the Board of Supervisors. She has been serving our communities for decades, advocating for youth, families, older adults as well as homeless individuals. I trust that she will continue to work tirelessly for ALL residents, not only in her district, but around the County. Kenya is the type of leader we need right now."

Sara Jacobs, Community Leader
"I'm thrilled to endorse Kenya Taylor for San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Kenya would bring an unparalleled understanding of exactly how our County government can serve all San Diegans - and an unmatched commitment to mental health and wellbeing - at a time when we need it most. She knows East County inside and out, and she has what it takes to win and to lead. I'm proud to support her."

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