San Diego LGBTQ Debate 2018

On Tuesday, May 8th I had the pleasure of participating in a Hillcrest Town Council-sponsored LGBTQ Debate at the San Diego LGBT Community Center. Thank you to all of our club members who attended! For those of you who did not get a chance to attend, check out the full …

Our Friend, Fentress

Wendell Fentress Ott September 21st, 1931 – May 3rd, 2018 Dear Democrats for Equality, I often think of our club as an extended family. The history that so many members have together, the relationships built in times of struggle and times of triumph run deep. That is why days like …

2018 Pride Kick-Off Reception

THE SAN DIEGO DEMOCRATS FOR EQUALITY INVITE YOU TO ATTEND THEIR 2018 Pride Kick-Off Fundraiser Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm FruitCraft 1477 University Ave San Diego, CA 92103 Equality doesn’t just happen. It is achieved by the persistent efforts of dedicated individuals and organizations. Since 1975, the …

Fayaz Nawabi in The Washington Post

Democrats for Equality, “Nawabi, a 31-year-old candidate for San Diego City Council, supports almost everything that Trump opposes: He is pro-affordable housing, pro-environment, pro-immigrant and pro-refugee. That makes him part of the blue wave of new liberal candidates spurred to run by Trump’s election and policies. But Nawabi is also …

Club Harassment Policy

Within the greater dialog society has been having regarding the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, there has been an effort within our government, and within our party, to address harassment issues. With April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we value and cherish the idea that our meetings are a welcoming and …

Post-Convention Highlights

Democrats for Equality, Hope some of you were able to enjoy the festivities at last weekend’s California Democratic Party Convention! The CDP issued endorsements in some of the statewide races, which also include our club’s endorsed candidates: Betty Yee for State Controller Ricardo Lara for Insurance Commissioner Alex Padilla for …

Club Member Highlight: Larry Baza

Larry Baza is a professional arts administrator with 41 years of experience advocating for the arts at the local, state, and national level. He was recently named Vice Chair of the California Arts Council, and was appointed by then-Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins in 2016. He is the immediate past Chair …

Todd Gloria’s New Role in the Assembly

Democrats for Equality, Earlier this week, something big happened that you may not have noticed. Our very own Assemblymember Todd Gloria added a new title to his resume and was named Interim Speaker Pro Tempore of the California State Assembly. What does this mean? What does this do? It means …