Lola Smallwood Cuevas for Senate
Lola Smallwood Cuevas is a lifelong community organizer and movement leader from South Los Angeles. She began her career as a political organizer for SEIU Local 1877, where she fought to improve the working conditions of janitors, security officers, and other service workers. Lola co-founded the LA Black Worker Center, where she worked to reduce employment discrimination, increase job opportunities and improve industries for Black workers. Lola is the candidate who will put the needs of working people first.
Elizabeth Alcantar for State Assembly
Elizabeth Alcantar is a labor and immigrant rights organizer from Southeast Los Angeles. She has fought for the rights of carwash workers in the CLEAN Carwash Campaign and continued her advocacy at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), where she currently works now. She is more than ready to step into the State Assembly role, having served as a Field Deputy for former Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, and as a Cudahy City Council Member. As the youngest Vice Mayor for Cudahy, Elizabeth is the candidate that will fight on behalf of immigrants, workers, and families.
Fatima Iqbal-Zubair for State Assembly
Fatima Iqbal-Zubair is a teacher, immigrant, and mother. As a science teacher in Watts, Fatima saw first-hand the social, economic, and racial inequities in our public school system. Because of this, Fatima believes in putting the needs of working families above corporate interests so that we can have the schools and communities our families deserve. She is the only candidate in her race to have taken the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge, the Homes Guarantee Pledge, the No Cop Money Pledge, and rejects the money of all corporate PACs. If elected, Fatima will be the first South Asian woman and the first Muslim ever elected to the California State Legislature.