The American people are facing a series of daunting challenges that suggest the Democratic Party should evaluate its approach to politics, organizing, and policies on the local, state, and federal levels. Climate change threatens our health and safety, our environment, our species, and our planet. It demands an immediate and comprehensive legislative response. This is […]
Rebecca Hermosillo is the new Senior District Representative for Congressman Mike Thompson, whose district covers Napa County and parts of Sonoma, Contra Costa, Lake, and Solano counties. She replaces Stephen Gale, who retired in February. By Lisa Stahr Draw a line from a decision a young man made in 1947 all the way to his […]
By Millie Olson 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 […]
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 […]
How one tech expert got involved with the Sonoma Dems’ work on several levels.
My name is Jackie Elward. I was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo. I am a mother raising our three children here in Sonoma County. Since my kids were young I have had to talk with them about what to do when dealing with the police. As a Black woman I am […]
Volunteer Cesar Ruiz talks about his work fact-checking and verifying information with Twitter.