350 Bay Area Action Endorses
Janani Ramachandran for Assembly
All hands on deck for this progressive climate leader

350 Bay Area Action is excited and proud to endorse Janani Ramachandran for Assembly District 18! She will replace climate champion Rob Bonta, who was recently named Attorney General for the state of California by Governor Newsom. Through grassroots campaigning, Ramachandran was voted through the primary into the top 2 election on August 31st. 350 feels Ramachandran really stands out for her depth of knowledge, political savvy, and bold commitment to climate and climate justice.

If you don’t live in D18 you can’t vote, but there are still many ways to jump in. 

Janani is a social justice attorney and activist, former Oakland Ethics Commissioner and a California Commissioner on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs. She supports a Green New Deal for California and an end to the toxic air pollution sickening low-income communities in the Bay Area and throughout California. She understands that climate and climate justice interact with almost every key issue coming before the state legislature, including covid recovery, racial equity, and housing. If elected, we expect her to hit the ground running in Sacramento.

Ramachandaran is running a corporate money-free, fossil fuel-free, grassroots campaign

The Mercury Times Editorial writes, “The standout is Janani Ramachandran, [who] provides a clearly articulated set of priorities and demonstrates an understanding of the complexity of making public policy.”

Get Involved

Grassroots campaigns depend on people power.

Help 350 Bay Area Action support this new climate champion. If you are a voter in Assembly District 18 (most of Oakland, San Leandro City and Alameda), you should already have received your  ballot, which is due by Election Day, August 31st.


Whether you are a voter in AD 18, or in a different district, help us elect this climate champion! Please: 

Our Electoral COmmittEe: Seeking Climate CHampions!

We endorse only candidates who:

Pledge NOT to take contributions from oil, gas, and coal industry executives, lobbyists, and PACs

and have a record of support for:

Fast and just transition to 100% clean energy and fuels

No new fossil fuel projects/infrastructure,
and phase out existing uses of fossil fuels

Climate equity for those hardest hit by the climate crisis

In order to be considered, candidates must fill out 350 BAA’s comprehensive candidate questionnaire.

Our 2021 Electoral Committee