Our Platform

The Grassroots Slate advocates for core Democratic values around social, economic, and environmental justice. We believe that the Los Angeles County Democratic Party has the ability to be a leader on progressive issues while activating and energizing our base.

Our members have a history of advocating for:

  • Addressing the climate crisis
  • Affordable Housing
  • Better public school funding
  • Ending Homelessness
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Gun reform
  • Fairer taxes
  • Criminal justice reform
  • Healthcare access
  • Gender Equality
  • LGBTQ+ rights
  • Labor unions
  • Access to mental health services
  • Preventing anti-semitism
  • Supporting our Veterans
  • Public transit access
  • Campaign finance reform
  • Economic justice
  • Teacher pay

Our party reform promises

Transparency and fairness
  • Make all endorsement votes available on the LACDP website the same day
  • Ensure contested endorsements and resolutions are counted by ballot, not by voice vote
Safety and equality
  • Implement and advance a new code of conduct to ensure that all delegates, staff, and members are treated with respect, dignity, and inclusion
Enforce conflicts of interest rules
  • Ensure adherence to conflicts of interest rules, including recusal from voting if a member is being paid by a specific campaign
Engage the next generation of Democratic leaders
  • Work to build coalitions to better engage under-represented communities