I am running for the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, District 5 to make sure that your hard-earned dollars are collected and allocated in proper amounts, to those who are best suited for the job.
How will I do this? Not by nit-picking on one or two specific incidents of sharp business practices, but by bringing back Honesty, Transparency, and Integrity to the basic process of accepting and allocating funds, hiring, and awarding contracts to the persons who are best suited for the task at hand.
Further, I will prioritize relevant issues including climate change, law enforcement and criminal justice reform, as well as affordable housing and the homeless. I will also fight hatred wherever I see it. Equal and fair treatment of our sizable LGBTQ+, indigenous, and persons of color communities. I have and will always help those who need our help, building from the bottom up for the mutual benefit of everyone. Together, we can do this. I ask for your vote, and I ask for your support!
Homelessness is one of my biggest concerns. I have had a ministry to the homeless for many years, going out to the people and giving them food and other necessities, listening to their stories, and helping them access the services they need. As your Supervisor, I will prioritize the creation of housing that is affordable for everyone.
Improving Our Economy is the way we can make life better for all the constituents of District 5. I intend to work with the County and the State to make sure we are taking advantage of all of the opportunities and resources available to attract the businesses that will provide the good-paying 21st Century careers we need in Riverside County.
Equity is more than a slogan for me. As an Afro-Latina, I am determined to fight hate everywhere I see it, and improve the lives of our most vulnerable communities. I will always promote equal, fair treatment for women, indigenous, LGBTQ+, and communities of color.
Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Reform are needed desperately in Riverside County. We need better training for our law enforcement and better oversight if we want our law enforcement to better reflect our communities, and if we want our communities to trust law enforcement.
Quality of Life is something that we can improve in Riverside County! We can stop building warehouses everywhere: the air pollution, noise pollution, light pollution, traffic, and wear and tear on our roads and bridges are just not worth it. The Inland Empire has the worst air quality in the entire country! We need to change that. We can improve our transit options in District 5, so people don't have to spend hours every day driving to and from work.
Deni is the president of Soroptimist International, Hemet-San Jacinto chapter, living out the organization’s mission aiding women and girls, and developing programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
As Riverside County Third District Commissioner for Women, Deni established a program to educate young people about the dangers of human trafficking.
Deni tirelessly petitioned the Hemet Valley Medical Center Board to resume operating the Rape Crisis Center, which reopened in May of 2015.
She is a National Past President of Las Amigas Incorporated, whose mission is to enhance the quality of life and promote the general improvement of underserved communities. They accomplish this through educational programs, providing non-perishable food items for children who may not have access to nourishing food during the weekends, raising funds for scholarships, and raising funds for the Children’s Defense Fund.
She is a lifetime member of VFW Auxiliary, serving veterans throughout the world. DeniAntionette is also a member of Rotary International, assisting folks throughout the world.
As President of Ladies of Charity for San Bernardino Diocese, she initiated the street ministry to serve the homeless by providing meals, clothing and referrals.
Deni as lifetime member of The National Council of Negro Women is dedicated to empowering and advocating for people and communities of color.
She is the First Vice President of the Hemet Woman’s Club, and Vice President of The Human Relations Council of the Hemet, San Jacinto, and Menifee Regions, fighting for all persons' legal rights and benefits.
It’s no wonder Deni was named Woman of The Year by CA Senator Mike Morrell in 2016!
In 2020, Deni was recognized with a Community Service Award for extraordinary service during Covid-19 serving needy families in the community.
After earning a double BA from Cal State Fullerton, Deni graduated from Howard University School of Law with a JD, and American University Washington College of Law, earning an LLM. She now provides pro bono services to individuals unable to afford needed help.