We are a people power driven campaign. The campaign to elect Marqueece Harris-Dawson has a wide array of support from elected officials, labor unions, organizations, and community leaders who believe in his leadership and vision to represent Los Angeles City Council, District 8. 

Political Endorsements 

  • Congress Member Karen Bass
  • Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Curren Price
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Bob Blumenfield
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Nury Martinez
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Mike Bonin
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Felipe Fuentes
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Joe Buscaino 
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Tom LaBonge 
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Paul Koretz
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
  • California Senator Holly Mitchell
  • Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas
  • Assembly Member Isadore Hall
  • Assembly Member Reggie Jones-Sawyer
  • Assembly Member Miguel Santiago
  • Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Board Member Steve Zimmer, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • U.S. Representative Diane Watson (retired)
  • Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
  • Assembly Member Gwen Moore (retired)
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Rita Walters (retired)

Labor and Democratic Endorsements 

  • Service Employees International Union, United Long Term Care Workers (SEIU-ULTCW)
  • UNITE HERE, Local 11
  • United Farm Workers Union (UFW)
  • American Federation of Teachers, Local 1521
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Locals 11 & 18
  • Teamsters, District Council 42
  • Laborers, Local 300
  • United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 700
  • Ironworkers Locals 416 & 433
  • Painters & Allied Trades, District Council 36
  • United Association of Plumbers, Local 78& 250
  • Operating Engineers, Local 12
  • Unity and Strength for Workers, Local 675
  • Black Los Angeles Young Democrats (BLAYD)

Community/Clergy Leaders

  • Reverend Cecil “Chip” Murray, A.M.E. Church and the Center for Religion at USC
  • Reverend Xavier Thompson, Baptist Ministry Conference of Southern California
  • Pastor Kevin Sauls, Holman United Methodist Church
  • Pastor KWl Tulloss, The Historical Weller St. Missionary Baptist Church, and National Action Network
  • Pastor Lewis Logan, Ruach Christian Community Fellowship
  • Pastor Royce Porter, Crenshaw United Methodist Church
  • Pastor Wendell Davis, Sr., New Jericho Christian Church
  • Pastor Clinton Benton, Upper Room Fellowship, Missionary Baptist Church
  • Pastor Larry Minor, Increase Your Faith Ministries
  • Pastor E.L. Williams, New Prospect Baptist Church
  • Pastor Jonathan Moseley, Sr., Grace Temple Baptist Church
  • Reverend Leonard Jackson
  • Aloe Blacc, Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Musician
  • Anita Williams
  • Anthony Thigpenn, President, California Calls*
  • Aqeela Sherrills
  • Aura Vasquez
  • Bernard Rollins
  • Bill Cooper
  • Brenda Sutton Wills
  • Bruce Saito
  • Capri Maddox
  • Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Executive Director, Brotherhood Crusade*
  • Charles Dickerson
  • Cheryl Branch
  • Curtis Fralin
  • D’Artagnan Scorza
  • Danny Bakewell
  • Darryn Harris
  • David Crippens
  • David Love
  • Dr. Cheryl Grills
  • Dr. Daryl Rowe
  • Dr. Sandra Cox
  • Dr. Sandra Villanueva
  • Dwayne Wyatt
  • Ed Begley Jr., Actor and Environmental Activist
  • Ed Sanders
  • Edna Williams
  • Effie Turnbull-Sanders
  • Elizabeth Ali
  • Fannie Upshaw
  • Felton Newell
  • Fran Jemmott
  • Francesca Vega
  • Genethia Hayes 
  • Gerald Thompson
  • Jody Little
  • John Mack, Los Angeles City Commissioner 
  • Jonathan Williams
  • Jose Retana
  • Julie Mungai
  • Justin Sanders
  • Kafi Blumenfield
  • Kathy Icenhower
  • Kimberly Freeman
  • Kokayi Kwa Jitahadi, Executive Director Ma’at Institute*
  • Loretta Cooper
  • Luis Sanchez
  • Manuel Pastor
  • Mari Ryono
  • Maria Cabildo
  • Mary Lee
  • MIchelynn Woodard
  • Najee Ali, Executive Director, Project Islamic Hope*
  • Nicole Jones
  • Nii-Quartelai Quartey
  • Nike Irvin
  • Norma Ntume
  • Patricia Castellanos
  • Paul Hudson
  • Ralph Fertig
  • Raul Claros
  • Regina Freer
  • Robert Rubin, Executive Director, Vermont Village Community Economic Development Center
  • Ron Beavers
  • Russlyn Ali
  • Sandra McNeill
  • Sandra Villa-Figueroa
  • Sharon Blackburn
  • Tammy Luu
  • Tunua Thrash
  • Uduak Ntuk
  • Victor Narro
  • Wendy Gladney
  • Yolanda “Cookie” Parker
  • Zelenne Cardenas

* For identification purposes only