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(Left to right) Sitting:  LaNiece Jones, Tahitia Dean, Kathleen Sullivan; Second row: Juana Parra, Kanai Anderson, Quinton Taylor, Rodney Alamo Brown, Joseph Jackson, Taylor Hammond; Top row: Tanya Brown, Ernie Timoteo, Chara Williams, Jerren Thrower, Isaiah Attles, Nicole Brice, Cynthia Pardianas, Sonila Shakeel, MacDaniel Maisel, Emily Lozano, Kristy Hernandez, Francisco Salas, Josiah Zepeda, Baltazar Caceros, Phyllis Qualls, Ariel Vega, Marleni Albarran, Luis Lopez, Fasihia Parvaiz, Taran Saini.

Black Women Lead Communities of Color for Justice for All

On April 15, Black Women Organized for Political Action and the Training Institute for Leadership Enrichment (BWOPA/TILE) introduced over 100 attendees to the halls where California legislation is created.
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BWOPA Member Yolanda Jones Turns Personal Tragedy into Professional Triumph

Like many people, Yolanda Jones has undergone a fair share of personal tragedy. She was a victim of domestic violence for 14 years while also working to raise her disabled son who was has cerebral [...]
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BWOPA Leader Linda Jackson-Whitmore Combines Theater with Social Activism

Richmond’s Linda Jackson-Whitmore has successfully worked in the creative aspects of the entertainment industry as a producer, director, choreographer, dancer, actor and costumer. Whitmore started teaching in secondary education and community college in 1975 in [...]
Kimberly Mayfield Lynch, the newly appointed President of the BWOPA Oakland/Bay Area Chapter, spoke to women at the meeting about her goals for the local chapter. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

Everything That Affects Women Has to Do with Politics, Says BWOPA

Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) recently held an event inviting women to join the organization, which seeks to motivate, support and educate African American women about the political process.
"Dr. Cassandra Joubert, Director of the Central California Children's Institute was presented with 2013 Ella Hill Hutch award by Black Women Organized for Political Action."

BWOPA Recognizes Community and Political Leaders

Dr. Kimberly Mayfield, chair of the Education Department at Holy Names University, and Barbara Parker, Oakland City Attorney, are among the 2013 Ella Hill Hutch award winners presented by Black Women Organized for Political Action, [...]