VIDEO: First you feed the babies

VIDEO: First you feed the babies

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

 

 

 

 

Yesterday, I shared a clip from my talk at the University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy on transforming public policy.

Here’s another clip about education policy. 

First you feed the babies. That’s the bottom line. 

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We can put our democracy, our principles, and our conscience before the dictates of an amoral economic system.

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Standing with LGBTQ Americans

Standing with LGBTQ Americans

“TJ

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court heard arguments on three cases that will determine whether the Constitution extends the same civil and human rights protections to LGBTQ Americans as it does for others.

Federal laws protect people from discrimination based on race, religion, sex, and age. But there are no federal laws barring discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation.

As a result, 28 states still allow LGBTQ Americans to be fired from their jobs just for being who they are. For transgender Americans, it’s allowed in 29 states.

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We need 800 people in California to step up

We need 800 people in California to step up

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

Become a part of something historic.

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Andrew Yang for President

Yang Gang —

We’re at a pivotal moment in this campaign.

We need to go in to next week’s debate in a strong place and send the message that we are a top contender for the nomination. That’s why we’ve set a new public goal for this team — 40,000 contributions by the time Andrew steps on the stage for the debate in Ohio on October 15th.

This goal is extremely difficult, and not many campaigns would try it, but we know the power of the Yang Gang and we’re counting on you to be the difference.

We need you to be one of 800 people in California that steps up and makes a contribution of $5 or more to our campaign today. Please pitch in now:

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CD-4 News

CD-4 News

 

 

Dear Friend,

At the pre-endorsement conference held Saturday 10/5, over 75% of the votes were for Brynne Kennedy. This means her name will be put on the Consent Calendar at the Fall Endorsing Convention https://www.cdpconvention.org/ scheduled for Nov 15-17, where the final decision on endorsement will be made.

Sierra Forward has done no polling on the 2020 election or its candidates. Our polling both before and immediately after the 2018 election continues to point out that, while this is a challenging district with the highest percentage of Republican voters in all of California, we can win by

  • Maintaining a solid block of Democratic support. Registered Democrats are 29% of CD-4. In our post-2018 election poll, 87% voted for Morse. While that is up substantially from the 2016 election, we need to continue to improve on that.
  • Making substantial inroads into the No Party Preference (21% of CD-4 voters) and minor party (5% of CD-4 voters) categories. In our post-2018 election poll, NPPs voted 51 to 49 for Morse. That contrast favorable with the 2016 election, where 75% of NPPs went for McClintock.
  • Flipping moderate Republicans, particularly in suburban areas. In our post-2018 election poll, just 6% of Republicans voted for Morse.

It is our belief that focusing on local issues such as housing, education, jobs, infrastructure, and climate impacts including wildfires will be the best way to make those inroads. Brynne Kennedy is the only candidate currently campaigning, and we wish her the best as she works on those issues.

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Can you make your first donation today to help put our campaign in the best possible position before next week’s debate?

Can you make your first donation today to help put our campaign in the best possible position before next week’s debate?

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

 

Next week, Elizabeth will take the debate stage and make the case for big, structural change to the nation.

Warren for President

In less than a week, Elizabeth will take the debate stage and make the case for big, structural change to the nation.

And as we move into the last few months of 2019 and into 2020, this is a crucial moment for the campaign — and we need to keep up the momentum.

This campaign is an opportunity to show the country that you don’t need to hold private fundraisers or solicit checks from Washington lobbyists to build a national movement.

It’s so important that the campaign is in a strong position before the debate next week. Elizabeth will be fighting for this movement on stage, but she needs to know we’re with her.

Can Elizabeth count on you to help keep up the momentum before the debate? Chip in $3 or anything you can today to help keep our movement on track.

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Becoming Whole: A new era for LGBTQ+ Americans

Becoming Whole: A new era for LGBTQ+ Americans

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

 

LGBTQ+ people’s stories are living proof that the political has always been extremely personal. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ 

Hello,

The story of America’s journey to becoming a “more perfect union” will always be written by those who know that this country has a place for them, too. The authors of our nation’s progress are the protesters, the marchers. They are those who demand that “equality and justice for all” are more than words we say, but instead values we live every day.

In living their lives authentically, LGBTQ+ Americans are not only becoming whole themselves, but also making the fabric of our nation whole, too.

Activists like Henry Gerber, Del Martin, and Phyllis Ann Lyon founded some of the first LGBTQ+ rights organizations. Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, and Stormé Delarverie galvanized a movement in their resistance at Stonewall. Organizations like ACT UP demanded and ultimately paved the way for treatment. And advocates successfully pushed for an end to Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and brought marriage equality to our country.

But their work remains unfinished. Just this week the Supreme Court will hear arguments about whether it’s legal to fire someone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Their work is now our work to propel our national story forward.

As president, Pete will fight to tear down the walls that have excluded the LGBTQ+ community for far too long. His policy, “Becoming Whole: A New Era for LGBTQ+ Americans,” is inspired by stories of LGBTQ+ people: We hope you’ll explore these stories and, in doing so, feel the urgency of unfinished promises of full equality under the law.

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