Mary A. Fischer: Community activists from AD 51 led by members of East Area Progressive Democrats, said enough, and they challenged the results with the state party Compliance Review Commission.
Hear from a broad array of LGBT and allied leaders about why we support teacher Jacki Goldberg in District 5
Mary A. Fisher: The only Democrat and sole Latino member of the California high court, Moreno was accustomed to beating expectations.
Mary A Fischer: spurred by Trump’s alarming victory and Bernie Sanders’ continuing mantra of building progressive leadership in the party through grassroots organizing, a record 2000 people voted in the three Assembly Districts that cover LA’s Eastside.
Mary A. Fischer: The surge in progressive leadership on the city’s Eastside shows the importance of working in politics on a local level. And it coincides with the national mood that pushed policies of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren into the mainstream.
Mary Fischer: California’s Assembly District 43 race is the latest battleground that pits a popular, homegrown candidate against the interests of wealthy, out of district corporate donors intent on controlling the direction of public education throughout the state. California Assembly District 43
Mary Fischer: California’s Assembly District 43 race is the latest battleground that pits a popular, homegrown candidate against the interests of wealthy, out of district corporate donors intent on controlling the direction of public education throughout the state.
Mary A. Fischer: A recent coffee at a home in Boyle Heights brought neighbors together, many for the first time, to discuss the importance of voting and to discover that many of their concerns—fallout from the airborne contamination from Exide’s now-closed battery plant, smarter waste policy and affordable housing– were priorities of EAPD’s ongoing advocacy.
Mary A. Fischer: Phlunte Riddle’s decision in 2013 to teach at Biola amid debate about LGBT people and dangers to their wellbeing on campus shows a second instance where she sought out a school that discriminates against them.