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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
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Alameda County Democratic Party — Democratic PartyCandidate for Central Committee, Assembly District 18

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Malcolm Amado Uno

Environmental Justice Organizer
26,145 votes (6.98%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Advocate for greater equity and environmental justice in climate policies.
  • Expand economic opportunities
  • Increase democratic participation in local, regional and statewide decision making.



Profession:Political Director for statewide environmental justice organization
Political Director, Asian Pacific Environmental Network (2012–current)
Advocacy and Civic Engagement Director, Emerald Cities Collaborative (2011–2012)
Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor (2010–2011)
Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor — Appointed position (2010–2011)
Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO (2007–2010)


Carnegie Mellon University MS, Policy and Management, Public Policy (2004)
UC Santa Cruz BA, American Studies, Asian American Studies (2000)
University of Washington Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship (PPIA), Public Policy and Management (1999)


Malcolm Amado Uno currently serves as the Political Director for the Asian Pacific Environmental Network.  Amado brings over a decade of experience committed to building power for marginalized communities through local, statewide and national advocacy and political organizing campaigns.  Before joining APEN as their Political Director, he served as Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor in the Office of Public Engagement where he expanded opportunities for community participation in the grants and regulatory process, served on the interagency implementation team of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and assisted in the Department’s efforts to engage organized labor.  As the Executive Director of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, he created strong labor and community partnerships, advocated for multi-generational leadership in the labor movement, helped to train the next generation of AAPI union organizers and implemented APALA’s Every Vote Counts political program.  Amado is a recipient of the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship and the Coro Fellowship and received his graduate degree in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. 

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (3)

  • Wellstone Democratic Club
  • Alameda County Asian Pacific American Democratic Caucus
  • Alameda Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Elected Officials (1)

  • Assembly Member Rob Bonta

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