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LGBTQ+ LIBERATION PLAN
On June 28th, 1969, there was a riot in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. In a small pub named the Stonewall Inn, a group of patrons who were tired of continued harassment by the New York police took a stand and fought back. Decades of tensions came to a head as activists like Marsha P. Johnson and Gloria Rivia lead the charge against a brutally oppressive police department in a series of riots and demonstrations that would inspired LGBTQ+ folks across the world. The Queer Liberation movement may not have began in 1969, but it certainly didn’t end then. Following Stonewall...
RESPONDING TO THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC
The COVID-19 crisis shows that progressive agendas are what will help our communities. Our campaign puts people ahead of profit. That is why we made a list of policies to support people. Tune into a FaceBook Live on Monday 3/30 at 7pm to hear more about these COVID-19 response policies.
Every time I’m about to take the elevator, I remember something a coworker told me about Senator Fred Risser. You see, throughout his entire 64-year tenure in the state capitol, including about 32 legislative sessions, 13 governors, 4 assembly elections, and 15 State Senate elections, Fred has never once taken the elevator, choosing to take the stairs every time, even when he was on crutches...