2021 ADEM Elections

Democrats for Equality, ADEM (Assembly District Election Meetings) elections are held every two years and are an opportunity for us to elect delegates — 7 female-identified, and 7 other-than-female-identified — from each Assembly District to the California Democratic Party’s State Central Committee. This year, due to the coronavirus, ADEM elections are …

Our Next Secretary of State: Dr. Shirley Weber

Democrats for Equality, Another congratulations is in order today… The Los Angeles Times is breaking the news that Governor Gavin Newsom will name Dr. Shirley Weber as our next Secretary of State. Dr. Weber serves as the Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus.Prior to being elected to the State Assembly in 2012, Dr. Weber …

Our Next U.S. Senator: Alex Padilla

Democrats for Equality, Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Alex Padilla to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy caused by election of Kamala Harris as our next Vice President. Alex Padilla will be the first Latino U.S. Senator from California in our state’s 170-year history. Prior to being elected Secretary of State, he was one …

Election Day: Today, Let’s Make History!

Democrats for Equality, You’re probably having to endure a number of sleepless nights over the last couple days, weeks — months and years even. The good news is that anxiety probably ends today, tonight, and in the coming weeks. Today, is Election Day. For all the protesting, marching, and organizing …

Activism in National City

Democrats for Equality, Did you know that National City has a municipal ordinance on the books from the 1960’s that prohibits “impersonating members of the opposite sex?” In a San Diego Union-Tribune article this week, club board member and LGBTQ activist Coyote Moon recently discovered the discriminatory law and reached out to National …