Statement Regarding Accusations of Sexual Assault by San Diego Unified School Board President and Trustee Kevin Beiser

For Immediate Release First, and foremost, sexual harassment and assault will not be accepted or tolerated by the San Diego Democrats for Equality. The action and behavior that has been alleged against San Diego Unified School Board President and Trustee Kevin Beiser stand in direct conflict with the values of …

Equality Act, State Budget Forum, Bylaws, and Club Meeting Next Week!

Democrats for Equality, Earlier this week, Speaker Pelosi and Congressional Democrats introduced H.R. 5, the Equality Act — a bill that would add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to classes protected against discrimination by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If the bill were to be passed and signed into law, it …

Congratulations Newly Elected 2019 Executive Board!

Democrats for Equality, Last night, I adjourned my last meeting as president of the San Diego Democrats for Equality and I have to say I am a bit emotional about it. I walked into this club a feisty, misguided Republican, but through love and patience the members of this club forged me into the leader …

VOSD Podcast and Bylaws Proposal

Democrats for Equality, The outpouring of congratulations from club members, elected officials, and friends across the state has been overwhelming, but very much appreciated. This week, club member and our county party’s South Area Vice Chair Kelvin Barrios was elected Chair Pro Tem. Along with Vice Chairs Becca Taylor and Jason Bercovitch, Secretary Orem Robinson, and …

January Club Meeting & ADEM Elections

Democrats for Equality, On Monday, January 7th, we welcomed our new statewide elected officials into office, including Governor Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Treasurer Fiona Ma, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, and State Superintendent for Public Instruction Tony Thurmond. Controller Betty Yee and Secretary of State Alex Padilla were sworn-in to their second terms, and Attorney General Xavier Becerra was sworn-in …