Cesar Zepeda may be new to Richmond’s politics, but he’s no stranger to community organizing. The longtime Richmond resident is the president of both the Hilltop District Neighborhood Council and the Hilltop District Homeowners and Stakeholders Association. He’s a co-founder of Richmond Rainbow Pride, the city’s first known LGBT organization.
Uche Uwahemu is a newcomer to Richmond politics who ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 2014. He is the president of Cal Bay Consulting Group, a strategic planning organization for businesses and non-profits.
Nancy DeVille of Richmond Pulse interviews City Council hopeful Ben Choi about the importance of bringing affordable housing and a full-service hospital to Richmond.