Birthplace: El Paso, TX
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Democratic
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anti-war Congresswoman, California 9th
Chief of Staff to Ron Dellums, 1975-87.
The only congressperson to vote against giving George W. Bush congressional authority to go to war.
"As we act, let us not become the evil that we deplore." -- 17-Sep-2001
Husband: (div., two children)
High School: San Fernando High School, San Fernando, CA (1964)
University: BA, Mills College (1973)
University: MSW, University of California at Berkeley (1975)
US Congressman, California 9th (1999-)
California State Senate (1996-98)
California State Assembly (1990-96)
Emerge America Advisory Board
Faith and Politics Institute Congressional Advisory Council
Peace Action 50th Anniversary Honorary Host Committee (2007)
Progressive Democrats of America Advisory Board
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom "Sponsor"
Women's Voices. Women Vote. Advisory Board
Wedding: Jerry Brown and Anne Gust (2005)
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