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Janice Jordan is a Californian activist and health advocate who was a candidate for United States Vice President in the 2004 election as the candidate of the Peace and Freedom Party, as the running mate of Leonard Peltier. They received 27,607 votes. She was the party's candidate for Governor of California in 2006, receiving 69,934 votes, 0.8% of the total.
Private life 
Jordan was born in Ojai, California, in 1964. Her father is a retired professor of religious studies, and her mother, who died in January 2010, was screenwriter and erotic poet Marilyn Jordan. Janice Jordan has a daughter, Jharae. Jordan helped raise her niece, Asia, after Asia's mother died.
She graduated from San Diego State University with Bachelor's Degrees in Africana and Women's Studies with emphasis on Religious and American Indian Studies. She completed her Master's Degree in Community Counseling Psychology and worked in the Alcohol and Drug Recovery and Domestic Violence fields.
She received her Fitness Specialist Certificate from San Diego City College and was Kettlebell Certified through Agatsu Certification. She is currently a strength and conditioning trainer at Und1sputed[sic] Fitness and Training Center in San Diego. Jordan is the lead trainer for the Und1sputed Ones, Und1sputed's Indoor Soccer Team.
Jordan has been in a long-term domestic partner relationship with professional mixed martial arts fighter Michael Pratt and works with him at Und1sputed[sic] in San Diego.
Political life 
Over the years Jordan has been involved in various leftist causes, such as freeing Leonard Peltier, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Sara Jane Olsen, H. Rap Brown, and the California Coalition for Women Prisoners. She is currently working with the Free Peltier Campaign, the Right to Return Movement for Palestinian Refugees, the Animal Defense Team, and the Ground Zero Players.
In early 2008, Jordan and Pratt created Ferdinand's Familia, an all-species animal rescue dedicated to helping abandoned, injured, relinquished, and homeless animals. The Department of Animal Services of San Diego's only all-species rescue, Ferdinand's Familia is an all-volunteer organization that attempts to place animals in safe and healthy homes. The sanctuary is a home for horses and wolfdogs.
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