Monica Wilson is running for her fourth term on the Antioch City Council, and second as the District 4 representative. She is the first African American woman to serve on the council. She is a past Board Chair of Tri-Delta Transit and currently serves as the Northern California Vice Chair for the California Democratic Party Women’s Caucus. She is a graduate of the Emerge California Program class of 2011, a Democratic Women’s leadership program which trains women to run for office.
Monica was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in San Rafael, CA. After graduating from Terra Linda High School in 1986, she attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Business/Merchandising. After graduating from college, she moved to New York City where she managed a women’s clothing store in the Upper Westside. Monica earned her MBA in 2005 from the University of Phoenix in Woodland Hills, CA.
Monica currently is Senior Program Manager for Love Never Fails, a non-profit that works with survivors of human trafficking.
She has served three terms on the Antioch City Council and looks forward to working with you on getting even more accomplished when re-elected to her third term.
Monica in the News
Monica Spearheads Antioch's First Mental Health Crisis Response Team for low-level 9-1-1 calls, Mercury News
Monica speaks on mental health and policing, YouTube
Monica on the police killing of Angelo Quinto, interview with KQED Podcast
Transcript of KQED podcast on the Angelo Quinto killing
Story on Monica officiating at the opening of the new addition to the East Bay Parks District, Black Diamond Mine Regional Preserve’s Coal Mine Experience, East Bay Times
Around East County: Large new mural in Antioch nearly complete, East Bay Times
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