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 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 […]
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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.
“My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, September 2020
We will do everything in our power to honor her wish.
State Propositions on the November Ballot Prop 14 Borrowing for STEM Cell Research: SUPPORT Prop 15 Schools and Communities First: SUPPORT Prop 16 Repeals Proposition 209, ending the ban on affirmative action: SUPPORT Prop 17 Free the Vote, grants the right to vote to people on parole: SUPPORT Prop 18 Allows 17-year olds to vote, […]
At our July meeting, the Sonoma County Democratic Party voted to support the following City Council candidates who sought our early endorsement and went through our rigorous interview process. Congratulations to all!
We agree with Governor Newsom’s call for new statewide standards for use of force. KIPs cannot be safely used as a method of crowd control.
SCDP urges Board of Supervisors to support local public health officials in decisions that protect public health and safety to reduce the spread of COVID-19.