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Our mission is to elect strong Democrats and advance policies and programs that will protect the environment, workers’ rights, civil rights, social justice, and to build an economy that creates opportunity for all. We believe that government works best when people get involved, so we work to inform the public, increase voter registration, and engage with policy-makers to advocate for democratic values. It all starts at the grassroots.

Spotlight: Lee Pierce on the joys and difficulties of being at home in many cultures

There was a moment in a recent Zoom call with VP Kamala Harris and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen when the camera caught Lee Pierce, President of the North Bay Black Chamber of Commerce, deep in thought and unsmiling. He posted a few frames on his Facebook page, and watched the responses pour in. “Real serious!” […]

IMHO: The politics of dreaming big can make more stories like mine possible

by Cesar Ruiz Communications Committee Member, SCDP Politicians love telling stories about pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. “In America, hard work and perseverance can lead to success.” It’s simple and sounds nice, but also harmfully misleading. Everyone has a different life context that comes with its own obstacles. I was born in Clearlake, California […]

Make your voice heard in the California Democratic Party!

Vote for the delegates who will best represent your Assembly District in 2021-22. Delegates get to endorse candidates and propositions, make changes to the platform, and influence the Democratic National Committee. Register for your ballot by January 11 at: https://adem.cadem.org

Announcing 5 Open Seats on our Central Committee

An Opportunity to Represent Your District on our Central Committee

IMHO: My beautiful American familia vs. Trump’s ugly words

by Manny Baldenegro, Jr., SCDP Corresponding Secretary I have always been a political junkie and enjoy helping out on campaigns, especially Presidential. I clearly remember a statement made by a candidate more than four years ago, disparaging Mexican immigrants: “They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.” I […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Brian Sublett on utilizing his skills in politics

How one tech expert got involved with the Sonoma Dems’ work on several levels.

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