SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Amy Everitt, President of Golden State Opportunity, released the following statement following President-elect Joe Biden’s economic team announcement:

“Congratulations to former Golden State Opportunity board member Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyamo for his nomination to deputy Treasury secretary in the incoming Biden administration.

“I know that Wally shares GSO’s deep commitment to ending economic inequality across the country. His appointment to the Treasury Department signals that this administration will prioritize building an economy that works for all Americans, including low-income workers and communities of color.

“We look forward to working with Wally and the Biden administration to fight against poverty and ensure that recovery reaches everyone.”