Jane Kim served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing a diverse district in San Francisco, including the lowest-income residents and the wealthiest zip code in the City.
Her landmark initiatives include leading San Francisco to be the first city in the Nation to make Community College free for all residents; passing the strongest and most progressive minimum wage law in the nation; securing full-time nurses for homeless shelters and establishing a medical respite shelter for aging and sick homeless residents. Kim is a fierce affordable housing advocate who has fought to increase affordable housing requirements in her district. She is proud to have authored and passed the strongest tenant protection ordinance in the country.
Kim most recently served as the National Regional and California Political Director for Bernie Sanders 2020. She currently serves as a Senior Advisor for Build Affordable Faster California and the Sanders Institute. She serves as a Board member for Close the Gap California, a statewide campaign to achieve gender balance in the California Legislature by recruiting progressive women to run.
Prior to being a Supervisor, Jane Kim was a community organizer at Chinatown Community Development Center, a civil rights attorney at Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, and served as President of the San Francisco Board of Education. She received a dual B.A. in Political Science and Asian American studies from Stanford University and her J.D. from the U.C. Berkeley School of Law.