Aimee Allison is Senior Vice President of PowerPAC+, an organization dedicated to electing social justice champions by engaging multiracial voters. She is Co-Director of the Democracy in Color campaign. A political and communications strategist, she was a director at the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women and led several sessions at the United Nations Commission on the status of women NGO conference.
Aimee was an on-camera host for LinkTV, Comcast Newsmakers on CNN Headline News and host of the KPFA morning show. She has appeared as a political commentator on various media outlets including PBS, CBS, and Fox. Aimee has been published in Huffington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle. She was awarded fellowships at the Women’s Media Center and the Knight Digital Media Center at U.C. Berkeley. Aimee serves on the corporate board of the YMCA of the East Bay. She is the author of Army of None (Seven Stories Press, 2007) and holds a MA and BA from Stanford University, where she recently was honored with an Award of Merit for her public service.
Aimee's new book about women of color in politics is due out in January 2017. Aimee lives in Oakland, California.
Making Good Women Soldiers
Catholic Peace Fellowship [Winter 2005]
Occupy Oakland: Mayor Quan Issues Contrite Statement after Police Crackdown
San Francisco Chronicle [October 27, 2011]
Occupy Oakland: Public sounds off on Mayor Quan's Facebook Page
San Francisco Chronicle [October 25, 2011]
Occupy Oakland: Murder Brings Everyday Desperation to Light
San Francisco Chronicle [November 11, 2011]
Occupy Oakland: Video Eyewitness Account of Shooting Aftermath
San Francisco Chronicle [November 10, 2011]
Beyond Countering Recruitment: Teaching Youth to Imagine a Different Future
the Indypendent [march 14, 2008]
An Army of None
Peacework Magazine [July/August 2007]
Recruiter Sexual Abuse: Friendly Fire at Home?
AlterNet [July 24, 2007]
Aimee Allison on KPFA (audio)