On the Issues
Equality & Equity
We must uplift every person and correct sins of the past.
- Protect voting rights to ensure all Americans have a voice
- Fight for equal pay for women and people of color
- Defend reproductive freedom and codify Roe v. Wade into federal law
- Reform the criminal justice system to stop unfair targeting of Black and Brown communities
- Ban discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation
We must create an economy that works for YOU, not just for billionaires.
- Invest in COVID-19 economic recovery to ensure people can get back on their feet
- Create more high-paying jobs in communities that have been overlooked
- Raise the federal minimum wage and continue adjustments over time
- Implement the Build Back Better agenda to reinvigorate our local economy
- Hold corporations accountable when they hurt employees and consumers
We must offer Medicare-for-All and reduce prescription costs.
- Implement single-payer healthcare for all Americans and eliminate “medical debt”
- Reduce prescription drug costs through federal action
- Address health issues specific to communities of color, including elevated infant mortality rates and failures to treat common conditions
- Invest in preventative care to prepare for future health challenges
We must fund and reform our schools to support students and teachers.
- Increase school funding to ensure our students receive the education they deserve
- Ensure schools in communities of color are improved to common standards
- Expand mentorship programs to help education reach beyond the classroom
- Give teachers and school staff raises to foster talent and support educators
- Reduce the cost of higher education and ensure students don’t face lifelong debt
We must protect our world for future generations
- Implement the Green New Deal to create a series of environmental protections and institutional changes
- Invest in making our infrastructure more environmentally sustainable
- Protect local communities from sea-level rise and saltwater intrusion
- Increase our focus on renewable energy and hold polluters accountable