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Emily Murase is the first Japanese-American to serve on the San Francisco School Board and the first Japanese-American woman to be elected in San Francisco.
Letitia Clark, an Orange County native and graduate of Tustin High School, is an award winning public affairs professional with over a decade of experience in the public and non-profit sectors.
London Breed is the first African-American woman to serve as President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 25 years.
Mara, the former Chief Deputy City Attorney for the city of San Diego, ran and won her race for City Attorney in 2016. She is the first woman to serve as City Attorney in San Diego.
Daneya Esgar is the first openly gay legislator to serve from the Pueblo district in the Colorado State House.
Colorado State House, District 8 Leslie Herod is the first Black LGBTQ woman elected in Colorado.
In November 2015, Rochelle broke her first glass ceiling by becoming the first openly gay elected official to serve the City of Greeley.
Angela Evans is the first African-American woman to hold her city council seat on the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
Juana Matias became one of the first Latinas elected to the Massachusetts Statehouse when she upset a career politician in 2016.
Mehreen Butt is the first Muslim-America woman to be elected to a Massachusetts board of selectmen.
Boston City Council Michelle Wu is the first Asian-American woman to serve on the Boston City Council.
Irene Bustamante Adams is the first Latina in Nevada’s history to be elected to be the Democratic Assembly Leader.
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Secretary Deb Haaland made history when she became the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary.
Jessica Vega Pederson is the first Latina elected to the Oregon house of Representatives
Representative Karin Power was the first openly LGBT elected official in Milwaukie, and she is now the first LGBT woman elected to serve Oregon House District 41.
Teresa Alonso Leon is the first immigrant Latina to serve in Oregon’s House of Representatives.
Carolyn Comitta was the first female mayor of West Chester. She served two terms as mayor before serving in the Pennsylvania State House.
Janet Diaz is the first Latina serving on the Lancaster City Council. She excited to be a role model for young Latina women across her city and country.
Becca Balint is the Vermont State Senate Majority Leader and the highest ranking openly-gay woman to serve in the Vermont General Assembly.
Representative Morris is the first African-American woman to serve in the Vermont legislature in 25 years.
Liz Gamache is the first woman to serve a full term as Mayor of the City of St. Ablans
Danica Roem is the Delegate for District 13 in the Virginia House of Delegates. She is the first out transgender state legislator in the country.
Elizabeth Guzman immigrated to the United States from Peru as a single mother.
For Kathy and her family, this country is symbolic of hope, opportunity, and freedom.
Arvina soundly beat her male opponent in April 2017 and is the first Native American to serve on the Madison City Council.
Catherine Emmanuelle is the first Latina elected in her community.
In November of 2010, JoCasta made history by becoming the first Latina woman elected to the Wisconsin Legislature.