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Jane Kim

Running for Mayor of San Francisco
California
Election: June 5, 2018

Jane Kim is a current San Francisco Supervisor and is running for Mayor of San Francisco. Jane is a proven progressive leader who has fought to expand access to affordable housing, protect renters, close the income gap and improve public schools.

Jane Kim became active in civic life thanks to the lessons she learned from her parents – immigrants from South Korea who raised Jane in a one-bedroom apartment alongside her grandparents. Jane first volunteered to help homeless residents while in high school and later worked as an organizer for the Chinatown Community Development Center and as a civil rights attorney. She is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.