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Alameda County, CA May 17, 2005 Election
 Smart Voter Aimee Allison

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Oakland; District 2

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Consultant for non-profits and small businesses
  • Aimee Allison stood up against the Persian Gulf War. She fought for, and eventually received, an honorable discharge as a Conscientious Objector.
  • She earned her BA and MA from Stanford University, where she served as Student Body President
  • Aimee has been a public speaker against war, and a nonviolence trainer. She currently counsels other service personnel about their rights.
  • She taught high school social studies and served as an advocate for her primarily immigrant students.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Good homes, good jobs, good schools -- City leaders need to prioritize Oakland's families over outside or corporate interests
  • Community partnerships for peaceful streets -- Oakland needs a community-based approach to public safety, not just a cop on every corner
  • Government as great as Oakland -- Unlock the doors of city hall and allow Oakland's diverse communities to shape decisions about local issues
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Key Endorsements
  • Wilson Riles, Former Oakland City Council Member
  • Medea Benjamin, Founder, Global Exchange and Code Pink
  • The Sierra Club, Oakland Tenants Union, and Oakland Education Association
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