They differ on their support for Proposition 10, housing, charter school reforms, whether California should immediately seek a single-payer health plan and more.
At Food in the 15th, organized by the California Food and Farming Network, the candidates spoke on affordable food, urban agriculture social justice for food workers, more.
Six weeks remain until the November election. Some races have already gotten ugly.
She got into grassroots politics because of her outrage over the lack of health care in this country. She has organized for unions. She worked to elect Barack Obama.
Wicks has hired a company that is also working to defeat a San Francisco ballot measure that would tax large companies to help pay for homeless housing and services.
Jovanka Beckles is now in second place, as of Saturday evening.
Buffy, who favors reforming, but not repealing the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, is not in public office so house parties are an opportunity to introduce herself to voters.
If we're going to tackle tough challenges like housing and homelessness, education and inequity, gun violence, criminal justice reform and climate change, we need Buffy Wicks.
Buffy Wicks understands rent stabilization is the only thing that stands between many families and the terrifying prospect of untenable rent hikes or even losing their homes.
With 12 people now running to replace Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, developments in the race are fast and furious.
An open seat for Assembly District 15 has already attracted five candidates. More are sure to jump into the 2018 race.