Partisan Number 26
Feinland believes that adequate housing is a fundamental right, and that we must protect people who live in foreclosed properties instead of bailing out the banks.
As a public school teacher for twenty-five years, she understands that parents, students and teachers are opposed to the constant testing that has taken the place of real education. She demands more funding to promote racial and economic equality in education,and supports Oakland teachers who want the Port of Oakland to help pay for the school system.
As an environmentalist she wants strict limits on all pollution in order to safeguard health and prevent climate disaster. She opposes the "cap and trade" policy which lets corporations buy and sell the right to pollute. She supports Richmond residents who want Chevron to stop polluting and to pay more taxes.
"We have enough wealth to provide quality housing, health care and education to everyone in California," states Feinland. "Most of us care about each other and want to protect our environment. But we are governed by people who want tax breaks and maximum profits for big business."