Congratulations to Our New Executive Board!

Democrats for Equality, Thank you to all our club members who attended and voted at last night’s meeting! Congratulations to all our newly-elected executive board members: Vice President for Political Action: Michelle KrugController: Melinda VasquezSergeant-at-Arms: Rickie BrownNorth Coastal Area Director: Jeri NicolasNorth Inland Area Director: Ross PikeEast Area Director: Tiffany GonzalezMetro West Area Director: Tyler RennerAt-Large Directors: Sunday …

Marcus Bush, Bylaws, and Board Elections

Democrats for Equality, February is Black History Month. Last night, CBS 8 interviewed newly-elected Councilmember Marcus Bush on his historic election as the first Afro-Latino and first LGBTQ elected in National City. We also posted an article from NBC News on our club’s Facebook page honoring 16 queer Black pioneers who made history. …

Secretary Pete Buttigieg: The First LGBTQ Senate-Confirmed Cabinet Secretary!

Democrats for Equality, Pete Buttigieg made history this week becoming the first openly LGBTQ+ Senate-confirmed Cabinet member in American history. Pete Buttigieg is the 19th Secretary of Transportation, and assumes oversight of an agency with jurisdiction over federal highways, air traffic, railroads, and 55,000 employees. Congratulations Secretary Pete! I love you …

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 …