In 2017, DxE, the organization Hsiung co-founded, decided to focus on building a movement in Berkeley — and then elect people to office.
Imagine the worst-case scenario. Next fall, fires engulf the Berkeley Hills — displacing thousands — but Berkeley’s new mayor can’t help because he is on trial in Utah.
The co-founder of animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere got a suspended sentence in North Carolina of six to 17 months.
He sees many failures of Mayor Jesse Arreguín: his stance on police reform, his approach to addressing homelessness, and his sense of urgency for change.
Hsiung is a talented organizer with an uncanny ability to build community, to develop in people the confidence to engage in actions they never imagined themselves capable of
Meet Wayne Hsiung, one of four mayoral candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Critical information about who is paying for campaign materials is missing, the complaints state.
With public matching funds, Wayne Hsiung has almost as much to spend as the mayor.
How much have real estate groups poured into the election? How about firefighter unions? Which candidates is the actor Danny Glover backing?
Priya Sawhney has been jailed three times, faces eight felonies, and confronted Jeff Bezos in an effort to call attention to cruelty to animals. She’s not done fighting.
Meet your mayoral candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
He has had to deal with the “Battle for Berkeley,” homelessness, Trump’s saber-rattling against sanctuary cities and the pandemic.