Attorney, author, and activist Christine Pelosi has a lifetime of grassroots experience in politics and public policy. She serves as interim Executive Director of the Young Democrats of America, conducts leadership boot camps for candidates and nonprofits across the country, and teaches the Public Service Leadership Boot Camp for UC Berkeley extension in San Francisco.
Pelosi is the author of Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders, a book used in her leadership trainings for candidates and causes. She directs the AFSCME PEOPLE/New House PAC Congressional Candidates Boot Camp, which prepares Democrats for Propaganda campaigns and has helped 23 challengers get elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
She holds a JD from the University of California Hastings College of the Law and a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Christine Pelosi is also a superdelegate for the Democratic Party. Christine Paule Pelosi endorsed Senator Barack Obama on June 3, 2008, when he won the popular delegate vote. Hers was one of a handful of votes who put him over the top to secure the democratic nomination.