Jon Riley is the Executive Director of the Napa Solano Central Labor Council, which represents over forty thousand working men and women in Napa and Solano Counties. 

“JumpStart Vallejo” Coalition Makes Big Electoral Gains for Working Families

 joined forces with a coalition rarely seen in any city. Driven by the negative impacts that municipal bankruptcy has had on the City of Vallejo’s ability to attract businesses or provide for adequate public safety and an image of dysfunctional leadership, the Labor Council partnered with the Chamber of Commerce, police, fire, realtors, building trades, teachers, democrats and conservatives to form JumpStart Vallejo. For the first time, all these very distinctive groups had the chance to come together in order to identify, vet and then come to consensus on four candidates we all felt would be the best to move Vallejo forward.