Yesterday was the first of the convention and it was filled with many caucuses, workshops and panels. One interesting panel was Raising California: Democrats’ Drive for Income Equality. This is was a pertinent discussion as Americans are wrestling with the minimum wage questions. How much money is fair and reasonable for employers to pay, and how much money is essential to support and raise a family.
The Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez race for the Senate has been a hot topic thus far. Many non-Latino delegates have asked why would Loretta enter the race now? Well, the race is next year and many Latino delegates think Loretta is well qualified and that her entering the race brings in new ideas and policy issues that are important to the Latino community. Christopher Bianco Arellano
This is an important event for Avance Democratic Club to introduce itself to the Statewide Democrats. Avance is committed to organizing Latinos in Los Angles for political power and gearing up for the 2016 presidential election. Christopher Bianco Arellano
Source: California Democrats Convention