Edward Wright
Pronouns
He/ Him/His
Year
2020
Chapter
Position
Legislative Aide, City and County of San Francisco

Edward Wright serves as a Legislative Aide to San Francisco Supervisor Gordon Mar and as a Board Member for the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club, the largest chartered Democratic club in San Francisco. Edward previously served as a Legislative Aide for Supervisor Jane Kim; on the Women's March San Francisco leadership team; as the co-chair of the San Francisco Progressive Alliance; Campaign Manager for Gordon Mar for Supervisor; Events Director for Jane Kim for Mayor; founder of the San Francisco Branch of Families Belong Together San Francisco; and co-founder of the AIREA benefit fund for immigrants, asylum seekers, and refugees. He has organized marches, rallies, and demonstrations across the Bay Area, including 12 hours of continuous protest at the West County Detention Facility that contributed to the cancellation of the only ICE detention contract in the Bay Area. In his legislative work, Edward helped write and place on the ballot San Francisco's 2019 Proposition F, the Sunlight on Dark Money ballot measure, which created the strongest dark money disclosure laws in the nation and passed with the support of 77% of San Francisco voters, and helped write Public Financing 2.0, a package of legislation unanimously passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to triple the impact of small grassroots donors to San Francisco elections. Edward was born and raised in Michigan, and has lived in San Francisco since 2010. He attended San Francisco State University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema Production with a minor in Political Philosophy.