Steve Bradford

B.A., Political Science, 1985

Steven Bradford

Steven Bradford is the current representative of the 35th District of the California State Senate. He previously represented the 51st and 62nd Assembly Districts, and made history as the first African American elected to the Gardena City Council.

An avid supporter of conservation efforts, Bradford previously served as the solid waste director for the City of Compton, where he established the city’s first curbside recycling program, and was program director for the Los Angeles Conservation Corps. While in the state assembly, he authored legislation to promote renewable and clean energy as chair of the Committee on Utilities and Commerce.

Bradford currently serves on CSUDH’s Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute.