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About Councilmember Monica Wilson

Four-term Councilmember Monica Wilson was the first African American woman elected to the Antioch City Council where she champions police reform and safe neighborhoods; solutions to homelessness; expansion of mental health response teams; and bans on new liquor stores.

Monica is a regional and statewide leader in the fight against human trafficking, serving as a Program Manager for a Bay Area nonprofit battling exploitation – and also worked closely with the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office to create the County’s Human Trafficking Task Force.

Award Winning Leadership
  •  Serving 4th term on Antioch City Council; first African American woman elected
  •  Principal Vice Chair, CA Democratic Party Women’s Caucus
  •  Former Vice Chair, Democratic Party of Contra Costa County
  •  Board Member, Tri Delta Transit
  •  Staff Advisor, FemDems; Outreach Coordinator, Grateful Garment Project
  •  Program Manager, Human Trafficking nonprofit Love Never Fails
  •  Staff Member, Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County
  •  San José – Evergreen Community College District and Mills College professional positions in Workforce Institute and Student Life divisions


*Antioch Councilmember Monica Wilson (second from right) with Contra Costa County nonprofit leader Jess Jollett, Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly Mitchell and Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton.

*Titles used for identification purposes only.