Cynthia is a Berkeley peace and justice activist and community organizer. She is the Director of Berkeley No More Guantanamos, and is a founder of the National Accountability Action Network, which works for the prosecution of U.S. officials for complicity in torture and murder, especially Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice, and the lawyers John Yoo, Jay Bybee, William Haynes and David Addington. Cynthia is a member of Codepink Women for Peace, Golden Gate Chapter and is one of the “Vandenberg 15.” She is a former Berkeley PTA Council President. A law librarian by profession, she holds a masters degree from UC Berkeley. CP works alongside an amazing Codepink activist, a shih-tzu poodle mix (the same kind of dog Kurt Vonnegut had) named Jimminywinks. Her Oakland-based daughter blogs about urban homesteading, seed saving, herbs, vegan cooking, health and growing food.