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Honoring The Peralta Community College District November 13, 2014
Barbara Lee, D-CA
"During the 1980’s, my mentor and friend, a great woman warrior and member of the Berkeley City Council, Maudelle Shirek, and I attended night classes at then Vista, now Berkeley City College. We received a certificate in International Business and I will always remember this as a rigorous and rich educational experience. I am very proud of this certificate and encourage my constituents to attend Peralta Colleges because of the excellent programs and curriculum they offer."
Honoring Maudelle Shirek May 7, 2013
Barbara Lee, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the extraordinary life of the Honorable Maudelle Shirek, former City of Berkeley vice mayor and eight-term council member. Known throughout our community as the “godmother of East Bay progressive politics,” and the “conscience of the Council,” Ms. Shirek has left an indelible mark. With her passing on April 11, 2013, we look to the outstanding quality of her life’s work and the inspiring role she played in shaping social change here in the East Bay and throughout the world."
Honoring Maudelle Shirek April 17, 2013
Barbara Lee, D-CA
"As we learn the details of this attack, let us remember that what makes us strong as a Nation is the tremendous care we have for our fellow Americans, especially during the hardest times. This is a lesson that I learned deeply from my friend and mentor, Maudelle Shirek. Maudelle died last week at the age of 101. She would have been 102 June 18. My heart and my prayers go out to her friends and family."
Tribute To Yvonne Scarlett-Golden December 8, 2006
Barbara Lee, D-CA
"I remember very well attending peace conferences with Yvonne, the late Alameda County Supervisor John George, former Berkeley Mayor Gus Newport, former Berkeley City Councilmember Maudelle Shirek. and the late Carlton Goodlett, publisher of the Sun Reporter Newspaper, all of whose lives were totally committed to peace and justice."
Maudelle Shirek Post Office Building October 7, 2005
Barbara Lee, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I come to the floor to recognize an unsung hero and political legend in the East Bay area, Ms. Maudelle Shirek."

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