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  There are only three women of color in the California State Senate.

Personal and District Assessment

What do I believe? Who am I for? Who would I represent? Do I know these people and the institutions?

Understand the local connection points and how your values fit the values of your district. As important, assess whether your personal and professional responsibilities allow time for a legislative campaign.  This phase generally takes 4-6 weeks to complete.  To guide you through the assessment, Close the Gap has compiled a number of resources.