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Cory Allen is an 10 year resident of Long Beach and active leader in the LGBT Community and Democratic Party in Long Beach and throughout Los Angeles County. He currently serves as the Region 6 Vice Chair for the LA County Democratic Party, a Community Advisory Board Member for the Clinics at St. Marys Hospital and as Co-Chair of the Young Professionals Council at the Long Beach LGBTQ Center.
Cory’s extensive background in politics also included serving as the Los Angeles County Regional Director for the California Young Democrats, President of the Long Beach Young Democrats, Executive Board Member and State Delegate to the California Democratic Party and Immediate Past President of the Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club. In 2011 Cory was selected as the Community Grand Marshal for Long Beach Pride and in 2014 received the Presidents Award at the 33rd Annual Human Rights Banquet for his community involvement and advocacy.
Professionally, Cory serves as a Senior Field Representative for Senator Ricardo Lara where he serves as the Senator’s deputy on issues related to port and goods movement, transportation, veterans affairs, LGBTQ issues and others. Previously, he served as the Campaign Manager to Robert Garcia for City Council (2009 & 2010), Regional Field Director for Janice Hahn for Congress (2011) and Campaign Manager to Lena Gonzalez for City Council (2014).