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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Yes on Santa Rosa Measure C on June 6!

Coalition for Grassroots Progress
May 30, 2017                                               
 

The cost of renting a place to live in Santa Rosa has increased by 50% over the past five years, at a time when the vacancy rate is just 1%.

Students, seniors, the disabled, and the workforce all suffer in the face of this housing crisis that affects the entire city. A whopping 28% of Santa Rosa’s renters pay more than 50% of their income for rent.

But Santa Rosa is poised to make important progress with the June 6th election. Measure C, Rent Stabilization, will cover 12,000 rental units in the city, stabilizing rents for thousands of residents, while guaranteeing landlords a fair return on their investment, allowing increases of up to 3% per year and giving landlords a process for just-cause eviction.

Measure C is endorsed by the Coalition for Grassroots Progress, and supported by private citizens, social justice organizations, labor unions, and local Democratic Party organizations.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Fair and affordable housing needed in Santa Rosa

Coalition for Grassroots Progress
April 18, 2016
 

Election Day June 6 is a crucial day – for renters in Santa Rosa, and for activists who care about fair and affordable housing. The weeks leading up to June 6 are a perfect opportunity for us to make an important difference that will affect the lives of many people in our neighborhoods.

Measure C, Santa Rosa’s Fair and Affordable Housing ordinance, comes before city voters on June 6. The measure is supported by labor unions, social justice organizations, Democratic Party organizations, and by the Coalition for Grassroots Progress.

Look here for information on the ordinance and how you can get involved.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Let’s stop Trump

Coalition for Grassroots Progress
February 7, 2017                                                 
 

One of the most powerful things you can do right now is to join the call for the impeachment of Donald Trump.

In just two steps, you can add your voice:

• Call your member of Congress and ask them to introduce an impeachment resolution to remove Trump from the office of President.
• Join more than half a million people who have signed the petition for impeachment at this new website: ImpeachDonaldTrumpNow.org

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

You made a difference. Now about nuclear madness…

Coalition for Grassroots Progress               
February 18, 2017

 

Earlier this month, many Marin and Sonoma County progressives traveled to San Rafael to vote for the Coalition for Grassroots Progress slate of candidates running to represent Assembly District 10 on the California Democratic Central Committee. Thanks to a high turnout of progressives, the slate won every available seat in that election. 

After the deeply alarming results of the presidential election, the Democratic Party is at a crossroads, and our new delegates are eager to return the party to its roots as the party of the people. Look here to see the names of the delegates representing us at the state Democratic Party level for the next two years.

Here’s a big thank-you to everyone who came out to vote for our new California State Democratic Central Committee representatives!

We’re not relaxing after that success; there is no time to waste. We are getting to work, both within the Democratic Party and outside on the streets, to confront the many threats we face with the incoming President and his administration.
 

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Turning outrage into action on Sunday, January 8

Coalition for Grassroots Progress
December 20, 2016

                                                                                                  

In the alarming aftermath of the November election, the Democratic Party is at a crossroads. Will it continue to be the party of the elite, or will it become the party of the people?

You have an opportunity to help California Democrats chart a new course for the next two years. On January 8th, Assembly District 10 will elect seven men and seven women as delegates to the California Democratic Central Committee, and you can vote for our slate of grassroots candidates with strong progressive principles that reflect the values of “we the people.”

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