James Woodson, Esq. is the Executive Director of the California Black Power Network, responsible for directing and managing the overall operations of the organization. Previously, James served as the Redistricting Lead and Policy Director of the California Black Census and Redistricting Hub. James has dedicated his life to using his skills and abilities to end the imperialism, colonialism, and white supremacy of the United States and push it towards fully living into the ideals it claims to hold. His vision for Black people in California is for them to thrive and not just survive. He currently resides in the Los Angeles area.