Lauren Babb is a Contra Costa community leader and has spent the last nine years on a series of federal, state and local campaigns. As Public Affairs Director for Planned Parenthood Northern California, Lauren works to protect and ensure reproductive justice for all patients. She is a fierce advocate for women’s equality and has worked to defend the rights of several labor groups across the country. In 2016 she led an AFL-CIO labor-run campaigns in support of Hillary Clinton in Iowa, Florida, and Nevada. Lauren is a graduate of American University, the George Washington University School of Political Management and Emerge California. Lauren is an appointed commissioner of the Contra Costa Commission for Women, the Economic Opportunity Council and Contra Costa 2020 Census Complete Count Committee. She is also a board member for Girls Leadership, Contra Costa Young Dems, Contra Costa NOW, and Ensuring Opportunity.