Attorney, author, and advocate Christine Pelosi has worked with thousands of activists and candidates through leadership trainings based on her books Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders and Campaign Boot Camp 2.0. General Counsel of WeSaidEnough.com, the group that launched the metoo politics movement in October 2017, Christine is an outspoken survivor and advocate demanding changes to law and policy to create a culture of respect and equity and to achieve restorative justice for victims of harassment, discrimination, bullying, and abuse.
With a JD from the University of California Hastings College of the Law and a BSFS From Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, she began her legal career as a public interest attorney in the City of San Francisco as a Deputy City Attorney on the Trial Team (1994-1997) and Assistant District Attorney in the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Unit 1997-1999) before serving as HUD Special Counsel in the Clinton-Gore administration (1999-2001), a Chief of Staff on Capitol Hill (2001-2005), and director of the AFSCME CONGRESSIONAL Candidates Boot Camp (2005-present).
Christine’s public service includes advocacy as a Democratic National Committee member elected 6 times from California since 1996, and prior service as volunteer board member for the National AIDS Memorial Grove, the Young Democrats of America, and the New Leaders Council.
Currently she chairs the California Democratic Party Women’s Caucus 2011-present), serves on the DNC Executive Committee, and is a cofounder and vice chair of the DNC Veterans and Military Families Council (2005-present). A proud PTA mom, Christine lives in San Francisco with her husband, Emmy nominated filmmaker Peter Kaufman, and their daughter Isabella.
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