Gayle Akins

“I think it is an honor to help others and I know I can do what is needed to bring positive change to our communities. Everyone tells me I have a lot of charisma and I will use that talent along with my experience and intelligence to bring together people and organizations with divergent missions to work together to be a more powerful entity for change. And lastly, I know it is my duty to be a catalyst for change because my mother always said “those that are given more, more is expected”. And I am grateful that I have a chance to give more to our communities and our country.”

Gayle Akins

Gayle Akins is a Political Consultant in Oakland, CA. Her most recent work was as Campaign Manager for an Oakland Mayoral Candidate. Her passion for community service started when she was 10 years old. She learned about leadership, first hand, from her mother, a teacher and community leader in...

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