My SoCal Events! 1/13-1/20

Today I am kicking off another one of my many Southern California tours, and I want to share my event schedule with you for the next week. I love these tours because I get to meet so many wonderful activists and leaders, and discuss our vision for a…


Rent Control Now!

On Thursday, corporate Democrats in Sacramento showed their true colors yet again. Hundreds of activists fighting for affordable and accessible housing - many of you, I know! - had gathered at the statehouse to urge lawmakers to push through…


California for the 99%

If there was anything that my battles in Richmond have taught me it is this: to bring real change we must unite behind our shared values, vision, and policy. We must put people before party, and the only way to do that is to focus on what will make…


Look Ahead at 2018

2018 is going to be the year for corporate-free progressive power, because if there is anything 2017 showed us, it is that we can no longer allow a corporate stranglehold on our democracy. Last year, nearly every legislative action at the federal…


SF Chronicle: "Ex-Richmond mayor looks to bring a Bernie Sanders approach to Sacramento"

Recently John Wildermuth, a political reporter with the San Francisco Chronicle covered our campaign, below are some highlights from the article. Check out the full story here! For former Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, it’s time to take her…


Midnight Beginnings

Tonight is the deadline for Gayle’s fundraising report, and I hope that you will make a donation of any size to show the strength of this grassroots movement. Large contributions are great, but when we can say that thousands of people have invested…


Host a House Party with Gayle!

The goal of a house party should be raising money as well as introducing new people to a candidate. House party's are a vital part to fueling our campaign and spreading Gayle's message across the state, and they are a great experience. I recently…


Organize California

As we prepare to greet 2018, I can’t stop thinking about how much we can accomplish in the next year. We are on the cusp of radical change that will transform California politics. The nature of change is that it’s hard to see it happening - and…


A California Economy for the People

As we look to 2018, we face a Republican Party that has unmasked the wholesale greed that fuels its existence. There is no starker symbol of this greed than Trump’s declaration, after the GOP Tax Scam vote, to wealthy partygoers at his coastal…


Wishing you a joyful December 25th!

We are approaching December 25 and many throughout the world are preparing to celebrate Christmas.  People will be reflecting on the story of Mary and Joseph searching for a room in Bethlehem to give birth to a baby who would become Jesus, the…