We believe government should reflect and respond to the people it serves and represents. That means campaign finance reform, nonpartisan redistricting, effective local control and improved transparency. More thoughts on accountability »


We believe quality education is a right that must be enhanced for our nation to be successful. That means improved public funding, particularly for underserved communities, and ensuring that public funding is used only for public schools. More thoughts on education »


We believe that human-caused climate change is an existential threat that must be met with bold action to pursue renewable energy and reduce our carbon footprint. More thoughts on the environment »


We believe people of all races, ethnicities, national origins, languages, religions, genders, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, and physical abilities are created equal, and their freedoms and civil rights must be ensured. More thoughts on equality »


We believe healthcare is a universal right. We support efforts to ensure quality, affordable universal health care for all, and reduce health disparities in our communities, and we oppose efforts to restrict reproductive and women’s health services. More thoughts on healthcare »


We believe that immigration makes our state and country strong, vibrant, and successful. We support the rights of all immigrants to humane treatment and due process under the law, and oppose policies and rhetoric that promote fear and prejudice. More thoughts on immigration »


We believe our national security depends on diplomacy and development, and building strategic alliances with countries that share our democratic values. More thoughts on security »