Friday, December 30, 2021 Senator Dianne FeinsteinUnited States Senate331 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 San Francisco OfficeOne Post Street, Suite 2450 San Francisco, CA 94104 RE: VOTING RIGHTS LEGISLATION and the filibuster Dear Senator Feinstein: The members of the Sonoma County Democratic Party write to you to express our grave concern about the […]
December 16, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Sonoma County Democratic Party fully supports our local, state and national public health officials in advocating for all to be vaccinated and receive follow-up boosters for COVID-19. The efficacy of vaccines has been scientifically verified and data collected globally has overwhelmingly shown that vaccinated populations are better protected […]
Whereas, it has been recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee on CDP Strategic Financial Planning that the Party must only accept contributions that are in harmony with the Party’s values; and Whereas, the Ad Hoc Committee has noted that over the past few years, a number of categories of donors have been designated as unacceptable […]
Sonoma County COAD Director & SCDP 2nd Vice-Chair A Sonoma Dems romance and a passion for cultural understanding A lot of people take credit for introducing community leaders Rocio Rodriguez and Scott Alonso. Most of them are Sonoma County Democrats. Rocio is fine with that, only noting that her first memory of Scott was when […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rally for Women’s Rights & Voting Rights in Santa Rosa Sat. Oct. 2 The Sonoma County Democratic Party is sponsoring a Rally for Women’s Rights & Voting Rights on Saturday, October 2, from 10 am to 12 noon in Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa. This event is coordinated with the national Women’s March movement that began in […]
Whereas, an anonymous corporation based in Wyoming has recently submitted paperwork to the federal Surface Transportation Board objecting to the railbanking of the Great Redwood Trail line, saying they intend to purchase the railroad; and Whereas, it has been widely reported and corroborated that this secret corporation is intending to use the railroad to transport […]
“My ancestors have been here from time immemorial.” Nicole Lim is a native of Sonoma County in the most profound sense. Not only was she born and raised here, but her Pomo and Miwok ancestors have lived here from time immemorial. Says Nicole, “When the ‘explorers’ arrived, California was not an untamed wilderness but a […]
SCDP Endorses North Bay Jobs with Justice’s campaign for Sonoma County Farmworkers Safety and Respect
As we enter another wildfire season, we call on the Sonoma County wine industry; including wineries, vintners, growers, vineyard management companies, and farm labor contractors; along with our local elected officials to join us in taking leadership to ensure that farmworkers’ safety is respected this year during wildfire harvest by meeting their priorities: 1. Language […]
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 […]
WHEREAS the people of Rohnert Park, like all citizens in Sonoma County, deserve good, representative government and a living environment free from violence, harassment, hate speech and unwarranted personal attacks; and WHEREAS individuals in Rohnert Park in recent months have made threatening, racist attacks on members of their city council who happen to be people […]
WHEREAS the City Council of Rohnert Park, having passed Ordinance No. 954 banning the sale and use of fireworks in the city, has listened to the concerns of citizens on this issue, suspending the ordinance and placing a referendum on the matter to a vote of citizens in a Special Municipal Election on September 14, […]
July 11, 2021 Members of the Board of Supervisors, The Sonoma County Democratic Party calls on the Board of Supervisors to appeal the PERB ruling that would nullify substantive provisions of Measure P. Just seven months ago, nearly two-thirds of voters in our County voted to strengthen civilian oversight of the Sheriff’s Office. We cannot […]
The Sonoma County Democratic Party urges the Board of Supervisors and our local agencies, including Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, to identify and refrain from supporting non-specific proposals that allow the cut of viable trees located further than 100 feet away from homes and structures, and to evaluate and to distinguish between true fire resilient efforts from inadvertent fueling of energy production by incentivizing the cutting of viable mature trees in our woodlands and forests.
Sonoma County Democratic Party will support local, state, and national initiatives or policies in support of the AAPI people whenever possible, and honors the diversity within the AAPI community by proudly recognizing each May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.