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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Alameda County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Desley Brooks

Candidate for
Councilmember; City of Oakland; District 6

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Chief of Staff to County Supervisor Keith Carson
  • Board Member, Girls Incorporated of Alameda County
  • Board Member, Afro-American Construction Workers
  • Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • City of Oakland Head Start Advisory Panel
  • Fellow, Safe Passages/Urban Health Initiative
  • Former Member, Nat'l Org. of Black Law Enforcement Execs.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Revitalize our commercial districts and neighborhoods
  • Make our streets safe
  • Fix abandoned homes for resale to low & moderate-income families
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Key Endorsements
  • Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley
  • Oakland City Council Member Nancy Nadel
  • School Board Member Dan Siegel
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Position Papers
Who is she and what will she do?
Desley Brooks is an attorney, chief legislative aide, and community activist. As an Oakland City Councilwoman, Desley will deliver energetic, results-oriented advocacy for improving neighborhood services, fighting blight, and improving education.
What has she done?
Desley is currently Chief of Staff to Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson. Desley has developed innovative community building initiatives, secured millions in funding for local organizations, and served thousands of constituents.
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