African Studies Association, ASA. San Francisco 2006 Conference. November 16-19. Local Arrangements Committee

Mayor of San Francisco and Congresswoman Lee Welcome the ASA to San Francisco

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Barbara Lee represents California's ninth Congressional District. She is the most senior Democratic woman on the House International Relations Committee where she serves on the Africa and the Western Hemisphere Subcommittees. She "...has led the bipartisan effort in Congress to end the ongoing genocide in Darfur, Sudan."

"She led the fight to create the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS and to bring affordable generic AIDS treatments to impoverished regions. She sponsored legislation to protect AIDS orphans, and led the bipartisan effort to create a $15 billion fund to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria."

California's ninth Congressional District encompasses most of Alameda County, including the Cities of Albany, Berkeley and Oakland to the North and Ashland and Castro Valley to the South.

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