East Bay Citizen: John Knox White is running for Alameda City Council

By Steven Tavares

"Although this will be Knox White's first foray in electoral politics, few in Alameda have worked the intricate levers of local government more successfully. In addition, to his experience in various boards and commissions, he served as vice-chair of Alameda's Sunshine Task Force, advocating for greater government transparency rules.

With a background in public transportation, Knox White helped spearhead local legislation requiring developers pay for transit services in order to reduce traffic on the island."

Read more: http://www.ebcitizen.com/2018/03/john-knox-white-is-running-for-alameda.html


East Bay Times: Alameda activist Knox White declares candidacy for City Council

By Peter Hegarty

""I love Alameda," Knox White said. "For the past 16 years, I’ve raised my family here and worked to make Alameda an even more vibrant and welcoming place to live. In 2018, I’m running for Alameda City Council to ensure that ‘Everyone Belongs Here’ is never just a slogan but a core community value."

The “Everyone Belongs Here” campaign in Alameda was launched in November 2016 following the discovery of racist graffiti at Edison Elementary School. The incident and launch of the slogan, which is now displayed throughout the city’s public schools, also followed the heated and racially-charged rhetoric of the presidential campaign."

Read more: https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2018/03/21/alameda-activist-knox-white-declares-candidacy-for-city-council/