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Gloria Estela La Riva is a labor, community and anti-war activist based in San Francisco, California. Born in Albuquerque, N.M., Gloria attended Brandeis University where she was active in affirmative action struggles.
Gloria has been a registered member of the California Peace and Freedom Party since 1981. In 1994 and 1998, Gloria was the PFP’s candidate for governor of California. She was the 2008 presidential candidate of the Party for Socialism and Liberation. Gloria is the elected Executive Vice President of the Pacific Media Workers Guild, Communications Workers of America.
Her Vice-Presidential running mate in California is Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement.
La Riva is running on a ten-point program: