8th District Campaign Platform:
Peoples’ Democracy, not paper democracy!
$25 living minimum wage by 2025 and a Union.
- $20 by 2020 (or $15 plus medical/pension equivalent).
50% local hire on all public construction Project Agreements.
- Local hire, local buyer!
Equitable representation on all private Project Agreements.
Fully funded citywide anti-discrimination task force.
20% minimum low income housing in all CD8 developments. No displacement/loss of affordable housing!
- We must be able to live in the homes we build!
Community Control Over the Police.
- Amend the city charter to enact an all-elected, all-civilian, police control board with full authority over the department in all aspects at all levels!
City-wide Voting Rights for non-citizen residents.
- Amend the city charter to enact full voting rights in local elections for all residents!
Ban on LAPD cooperation with ICE in city jails without a federal warrant or in joint operations.
Women’s Shelter on Western Ave. and Figueroa.
Arts, Parks and Youth investment.
Community Control Over the Police!
Amend the city charter to enact an all-elected, all-civilian, police control board with full authority over the department.
Housing Rights & Jobs!
20% minimum low income housing in all develop-ments. No displace-ment / loss of affordable housing!
Amend the city charter to enact voting rights for all non-citizen residents in municipal elections. Equality for immigrant workers!