Clarissa is proud to be endorsed by the following community leaders and elected officials.

Group Endorsements

AFSCME California
AFSCME Local 3299
CA Faculty Association
CA Federation of Teachers
CA High School Democrats
CA Latino Legislative Caucus
CA Legislative Democratic Women’s Caucus CA LGBTQ+ Legislative Caucus
CA School Employees Association California’s Women List
Courage California
Equality California
Fund Her
IE United
LGBTQ+ Victory Fund
National Union of Healthcare Workers
Operating Engineers Local 12
Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36 Pechanga Band of Indians
San Bernardino-Riverside Building & Construction Trades
SEIU California
SEIU Local 121 RN
SEIU 2015
Teamsters Joint Council 42
UA Local Union 250
UAW Region 6
UAW Local 230
UFCW Western States Council
UFCW 1167
UFCW 1428
Women's Political Committee

State Elected Officials

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond
California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara
State Senator Maria Elena Durazo
State Senator Monique Limon
State Senator Susan Eggman
State Senator Richard Polanco (Ret.)
State Senator Tom Umberg
State Senator Scott Wiener
Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas
Assembly Speaker Emeritus Anthony Rendon
Assembly Majority Leader Emeritus Eloise Gomez-Reyes
Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath
Assemblymember Lisa Calderon
Assemblymember Juan Carrillo
Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo
Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes
Assemblymember Mike Fong
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia
Assemblymember Mike Gipson
Assemblymember Tim Grayson
Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer
Assemblymember Brian Maienschein
Assemblymember Tina McKinnor
Assemblymember Jose Medina (Ret.)
Assemblymember Luz Rivas
Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez
Assemblymember Rudy Salas (Ret.)
Assemblymember Miguel Santiago
Assemblymember Avelino Valencia
Assembymember Carlos Villapudua
Assemblymember Chris Ward
Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur

Community Leaders

Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta
Community Tribal Leader Mary Ann Andreas
Roger Cheng Co-Founder of Inland Chinese American Alliance Karen Cheng Co-Founder of Inland Chinese American Alliance
Jack B. Clark Jr Partner of Best Best & Krieger, and Past President of Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce
Jane Block Co-Founder of Friends of Riverside Hills
Gilberto Esquivel Founder, Past President of LULAC Riverside Yolanda Esquivel Founder, Past President of LULAC of Riverside Scott Hernandez President of Riverside Latino Network
Justin Hudson Founder of 1LoveIE, Small Business of the Year
Don Kindred Executive Director of Corona Symphony Orchestra Gabriel Maldonado Chief Executive Officer, TruEvolution
Jesse Melgar Founder of CIELO Fund
Dr. Regina Patton Stell President of the NAACP Riverside Branch Raj Singh UCR Professor and Chairman, La Sierra Group
Rose Mayes Executive Director of the Fair Housing Council of Riverside and Woman of the Year for AD 61
Richard Block Co-Founder of Friends of Riverside Hills
Carmen Roberts Adrian Dell & Carmen Roberts Foundation, Non-Profit of the Year for AD58
Adrian “Dell” Roberts Adrian Dell & Carmen Roberts Foundation and Co-Founder of the Riverside Black History Parade
Angel Rodriguez Associate Vice Chancellor of Government Relations at San Bernardino Community College District
Hank Trueba Jr. Director, Rubidoux Community Services District Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz (Ret.) Community Impact Award Recipient

Local Elected Officials

Indio Mayor Oscar Ortiz
Moreno Valley Mayor Ulises Cabrera
Palm Springs Mayor Grace Garner
West Hollywood Mayor Sepi Shyne
Alhambra Councilmember Sasha Renee Perez Banning
Councilmember Colleen Wallace
Cathedral City Councilmember Raymond Gregory
Coachella Councilmember Neftali Galarza
Cudahy Councilmember Elizabeth Alcantar
Eastvale Councilmember Jocelyn Yow
Jurupa Valley Councilmember Leslie Altamirano
Jurupa Valley Councilmember Lorena Barajas (Ret.)
Jurupa Valley Mayor Pro Tem Guillermo Silva
Norco Councilmember Katherine Aleman
Palm Springs Councilmember Christy Holstege
Palm Springs Councilmember Lisa Middleton
Pico Rivera Councilmember Andrew Lara
Riverside Councilmember Andy Melendrez (Ret.)
Santa Ana City Councilmember Johnathan Hernandez
Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin Gomez
Riverside County Board of Education Area 3 Trustee Jamie Azpeitia-Sachs
Desert Community College Board Area 2 Trustee Bea Gonzalez
Riverside Community College Board President Bill Hedrick
Alvord USD Board Member Georgina Ramirez
Jurupa USD Board President Robert Garcia
MVUSD Board Member Brandy Clark
Western Municipal Water Board Member Fauzia Rizvi