Outstanding Community Leader of the Year

This year, we introduce our inaugural Outstanding Community Leader of the Year. We highlight Congresswoman Barbara Lee for her dedication to health equity for members in our community and celebrate her 20th year in Congress.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee has served California’s 13th Congressional District since 1998. Currently, she serves on the Budget and Appropriations Committees, and as co-chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus. She served as the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus during the drafting of the Affordable Care Act, and she is a former co-chair of the Progressive Caucus.

She co-founded and serves as co-chair of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus. Congresswoman Lee is known as a leading voice for global peace and security. She is also a vocal champion for economic and racial justice and universal healthcare for all Americans.


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